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Roy Powis WILKINSON

Regimental number3250
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStoreman
AddressCheepie via Charleville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Harry Wilkinson, Lota, Cleveland Line, Queensland
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Powis spelt Puors
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 24), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry Strongitham and Ada WILKINSON. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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