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Roland SHELLEY

Regimental number1108
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
SchoolPerth Boys State School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressMills Road, Gosnell's, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Arthur John Shelley, Mills Road, Gosnell's, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Date of death4 July 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLongueau British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Mary SHELLEY, Mills Road, Gosnell's Western Australia. Native of Kerang, Victoria

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