The AIF Project

George Thomas ROACH

Regimental number215
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStevedore
Address735 North Road, Newport, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWinifred McColl, 735 North Road, Newport, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name8th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll383
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No.12 (27 January 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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