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Roy Douglas Maxwell COLYER

Regimental number15
Place of birthNelligen New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelegraphist
Address210 Russell Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, L.J H Colyer, 2l0 Russell Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Henry Maxwell COLYER, 36th Bn, killed in action, 12 April 1918; 17508 Corporal Rupert Alexander Maxwell COLYER, 1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron, returned to Australia, 10 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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