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Jack ROYHOUSE

Other NamesROYDHOUSE
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchoolmaster
Address142 Townsend Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Charles Royhouse, 142 Townsend Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date11 June 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He displayed great courage and determination organizing and carrying out bombing attacks setting a splendid example to his men. His work helped materially to hold our positions.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

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