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Roland Robert WELLS

Regimental number2973
Place of birthLittle
SchoolChurch School, Essex, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
Address95 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs C F Wells, 4th Heath Road, Chadwell Grays Essex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 March 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Roland spelt Rowland
Age at death26.11
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row C, Grave 31), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William James and Caroline French WELLS.

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