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Regimental number5588
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lydia Middlecoat, 'Araluen', Gordon Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3.5 years in Senior Cadets; 8 months in the Irish Rifles, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date23 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 1 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 23 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Turyman.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MIDDLECOAT Roy Twynam

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