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David Henry ROPER

Regimental number5190
Place of birthMaryborough Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBootmaker
AddressCommercial Road, Tarnagulla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr D Roper, Commercial Road, Tarnagulla, Victoria
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on MUIOOF [Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows] Loyal Garibaldi Honor Roll ('For King and Country'), Tarnagulla, Victoria. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 May 1981
Age at death85
Place of burialRed Cliffs Cemetery, Victoria

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