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Roy Lyndon PIERCEY

Regimental number544
Date of birth25 September 1894
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
OccupationBank clerk
Address79 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J T Piercey, 79 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 7th Battalion
Promotion date: 9 August 1915

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'Work near Proyart on 23 August 1918'.
Recommendation date: 29 August 1918

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Melbourne branch, 1 May 1911.
FateReturned to Australia 26 November 1918

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 3 June 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 317.

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