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Roy William John MELVILLE

Regimental number1086
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
OccupationShop assistant
AddressNewbon Street, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes Rose Melville, Newbon Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
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 22 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Rose MELVILLE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of deathRepatriation Hospital, Keswick, South Australia; secondary date: 24 October 1939
Age at death41
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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