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Roderick Roland Charles GIRVAN

Regimental number2158
Place of birthNew South Wales
SchoolBellview, New South Wales
AddressBibbenluke, Bombala, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Girvan, Bibbenluke, Bombala, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Roderick Roland Girvan on NR
Place of death or woundingAubigny near Amiens, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 26), FRance
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Augusta GIRVAN; brother of Mr W.J. GIRVAN, Burnima, Bibbenluke, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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