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Roy NAPTHALY

Regimental number6855
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
SchoolScotch College, Claremant, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPay clerk
AddressHaberfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Herbert Clarence Napthaly, 189 Ramsay Road, Haberfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceConnected with several others who died, one was his cousin Cecil Monkhouse, M.M. Machine Gunner.
Enlistment date11 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 April 1918
Place of death or woundingViller Bretonneux, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNamps-Au-Val British Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Annie NAPTHALY, 37 Marshall Street, Petersham, New South Wales. Native of Fremantle, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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