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John ROACH

Regimental number1172
Place of birthSofala,
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Roach, 231 George Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row I, Grave No. 16), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen ROACH, 231 George Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Other details

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

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