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Roy Cumestree TROUT

Place of birthRed Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionBaptist
OccupationAgricultural chemist
AddressVictoria Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, W J Trout, Victoria Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date8 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 2 Squadron, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/5/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll69th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateKilled while flying (crashed) 27 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCoventry (London Road) Cemetery (174. 141), Warwickshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
188
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on University of Queensland Roll of Honour ('Pro Patria Ceciderunt'; They fell for their Country), St Lucia, Queensland. Parents: Walter John and Alice TROUT, Victoria Street, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland

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