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Maurice John ROACHE

Regimental number2243
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, M W Roache, Nimbin, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. II), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Margaret ROACHE, Geneva, Kyogle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Morris John ROACH.

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