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Roland Harcus KELSEY

Regimental number17726
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEstate agent
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 6.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E O Kelsey, c/o A E H Evans, Brookman's Buildings, Grenfell Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameApril 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 1 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Discharge date28 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 28 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KELSEY Roland Harcus

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