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John Henry ROY

Regimental number1576
Place of birthCossack, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Fremantle, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHannad Street, Palmyra, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Roy, Hannad Street, Palmyra, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 5 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27.7
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSuez War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 50), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Fremantle Cemetery, Western Australia. Headstone inscription reads: 'A brave soldier and a patient sufferer'. Parents: Frank (d. 18 October 1914, aged 70; bu. Fremantle Cemetery) and Elizabeth ROY, 89 Bulwer Street, Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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