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Roy Percy William AMSON

Regimental number30903
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressGale Road, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Buthress, 'Tasma', Gale Road, Maroubra, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service5th Field Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Heavy Mortar Trench Battery
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death30 October 1972

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