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Daniel Edward ROOS

Regimental number912
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressEdwardstown, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie Hilda Roos, Edward Street, Edwardstown, South Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBailleul Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave no. 91), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of England. Son of Daniel and Pauline Fredericke ROOS; husband of Minnie Hilda ROOS, of Albert Street, Edwardstown, South Australia.
Other details

War service: Embarked form Australia 9 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles 20 July 1916; transferred to Headquarters (Pioneers) while at sea, 16 June 1916. Proceeded overseas from Headquarters of 43rd Battalion 25 November 1916.

Wounded in action (severe gun shot wound, neck) 28 January 1917; admitted to 9th Field Ambulance and transferred to 1st Casualty Clearing Station; died of wounds 29 January 1917.

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