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Roy Campbell MUNRO

Regimental number1876
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolClaremont State School, Victoria
OccupationCivil engineer
Address'Novar', Grange Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Caskie Munro, 'Novar', Grange Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed as Corporal 86th Inf.
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentProvisional Sergeant
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 February 1917
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie MUNRO, Grange Street, Claremont, Western Australia. Native of Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 12305 Gunner Eric James Garfield MUNRO, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, killed in air raid, England, 16 February 1918; 1111 Pte Norman Alexander MUNRO, 28th Bn, killed in action, 16 December 1915.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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