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Robert Charles ROACH

Regimental number532
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressRocky River, Uralla, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Roach, Rocky River, Uralla, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 542 Sergeant Leslie Charles ROACH, 33rd Battalion, killed in action, 17 October 1917, Western Front; Brother-in-law: 4846 Private Clarence Robert MULHOLLAND, 56th Battalion, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Date of death1 February 1948
Place of burialUralla Cemetery

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