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Roy Daniel Charles DRAYSON

Regimental number56068
Date of birth11 July 1898
Place of birthDawson, South Australia
AddressPeterborough, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 3"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, C E Drayson, Main Street, Peterborough, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date8 May 1918
Place of enlistmentPeterborough, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 to 6 (SA) Reinforcements (May-Oct 1918)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date16 September 1919
Other details

War service: England, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 16 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death30 January 1974
Age at death75
Place of burialDerrick Gardens, Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, DRAYSON Roy Daniel Charles

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