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William Walter ROACH

Regimental number920
Place of birthLiffey Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Mrs Frank Simmons, 29 Canning Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919

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