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Roy Leslie Keith DAINER

Regimental number1663
Date of birth3 June 1895
Place of birthTweed Heads New South Wales
SchoolMurwillumbah and Tweed River Public Schools
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
AddressMaclean via Grafton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Dainer, Maclean, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date12 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5803 Private Vincent Dainer, 25th Battalion, returned to Australia 18 December 1918; Father: 2604 Private Edward Dainer, 4th Pioneer Battalion, returned to Australia 11 May 1919
Other detailsService on Gallipoli (at the evacuation) and France (Armentieres, Messines, Somme). Wounded at Pozieres 29 July 1916; buried for half an hour at Delville Wood. Wounded again at Zonebeke 7 October 1917. Wounded again at Messines 25 December 1917 and invalided to King George's Hospital, England
Date of death22 June 1972

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