Roice Campbell ANDERSON


ANDERSON, Roice Campbell

Service Number: 1873
Enlisted: 15 February 1915, Enlisted at Ravensthorpe, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mount Wills, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Albany, Albany, Western Australia
Schooling: Maryborough State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in action, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row I, Grave 30 Chaplain Rev. T.G. Robertson officiated Headstone inscription reads: To God and home his duty done, we honour the memory or our dear son
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1873, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Ravensthorpe, WA
19 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1873, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1873, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Reisdential address at the time of enlistment was Kundip, WA

Birth name registered as Royce Campbell Anderson, record number 21395. In most other documents his first chiristian name is spelt Roice

Son of John Campbell Anderson and Cecilia Ann Anderson nee Rogers of Cross Street, Albany, WA

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

He was a member of an unidentified rifle club. He had previously worked as a blacksmith