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Roy Herbert HUSSEY

Regimental number693
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressTerowie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21.3
Height5' 3"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Elizabeth Hussey, 93 George Street, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 24 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 September 1959
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUSSEY Roy Herbert

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