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Edward Charles ROE

Regimental number7746
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw student
AddressWilson Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Roe, Wilson Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameDivisional Train Reinforcements 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date13 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Admitted sick to hospital, 11 February-6 March 1916. Taken on strength, 27th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, 10 March 1916; 1st Coy AASC, 14 July 1916; 2nd Coy AASC, 13 November 1916; 3rd Coy AASC, 20 March 1919.

Transferred to England from Egypt, 26 May 1916; proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 June 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Sandan', 12 May 1919; discharged, 13 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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