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Elwin Belcher ROLLS

Regimental number570
Place of birthEllendale Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressEllendale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Charles Rolls, Ellendale, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 15, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 563 Pte Athol Charles ROLLS, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 22 September 1919.

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