Roy Gladstone PAIN

Regimental number177
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Address59 Bourke Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Pain, 59 Bourke Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
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Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance

Meritorious Service Medal

'For consistent good work during the period 16th September, 1918 to 11th November, 1918. This Non Commissioned Officer came to FRANCE with his Battalion in November 1916, and has been with his Unit throughout the engagements of MESSINES, PASSCHENDAELE, VILLERS-BRETONNEUX, MORLANCOURT, ACCROCHE WOOD and Le CATELET. At all times he has shown continuous and unselfish devotion to duty, which has been performed with entire satisfaction. He was wounded at ACCROCHE WOOD.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 June 1982