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Francis Thomas ROACH

Regimental number2479
Place of birthHindmarsh South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoyup Brook, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Mrs Eliza Jane Neil, Chatsman Street, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. 4), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary ROACH. Native of Hindmarsh, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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