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John Henry ROACH

Regimental number7546
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBarmedman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs I Roach, Barmedman, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 957 Pte Walter David Penman ROACH, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 January 1973
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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