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Richard David ROE

Regimental number2221
Place of birthOakbank South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressOakbank, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Anne Roe, Oakbank, South Australia
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBapaume australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Thomas Anglican Church Cemetery, Balhannah, South Australia. Parents: James Grey (d. 18 September 1920, aged 83, bu. St Thomas Cemetery) and Mary Ann ROE (d. 11 July 1931, aged 83, bu. St Thomas Cemetery)

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