|Place of birth||London, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Corner of Ferrars Street and City Road, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M Roach, corner of Ferrars Street and City Road, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 25 years in the Royal Navy.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Ration Farm Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 46), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Joined 7th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 20 January 1916.
Transferred to 59th Bn, 24 February 1916, and taken on strength.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, 27 February 1916 (lumbago); discharged to duty, 8 March 1916.
Transferred to 60th Bn, 15 March 1916, and taken on strength.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ROACH Edward|