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Roy Lawrence FAIRLIE

Regimental number31640
Place of birthIslington South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMachinist
AddressIslington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W H Fairlie, King Street, Islington, South Australia
Previous military service80th Infantry
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 24, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/134/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in west Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Parents: William Hamilton (d. 18 September 1920, aged 59; bu. west Terrace) and Annie (d. 21 June 1951, aged 84; bu. West Terrace) FAIRLIE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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