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Roy Alexander George CASSIDY

Regimental number1137
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLetter carrier
AddressNeerim South, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 3"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emma Cassidy, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentWarragul, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 20 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 5 January 1919 (gun shot wound, right hand); discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 8 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death not attributed to War Service.
Date of death4 May 1940
Age at death50
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, CASSIDY Roy Alexander George

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