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Augustus Thomas ROE

Regimental number3394
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWickerworker
AddressNorwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinJ G Roe, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1916
Date of death21 May 1929
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date26 October 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 12 April 1916; disembarked 12 May 1916; discharged 26 October 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 May 1929
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROE Augustus Thomas

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