Melville PRIOR

PRIOR, Melville

Service Number: 1998
Enlisted: 1 February 1915, Lismore, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kiama, New South Wales, Australia, 1883
Home Town: Singleton, Northumberland, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Hamilton, New South Wales, Australia, 21 May 1959, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Newcastle Memorial Park, Beresfield, New South Wales
Memorials: New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis), Singleton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1998, 9th Infantry Battalion, Lismore, NSW
16 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, 1998, 9th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Kyarra embarkation_ship_number: A55 public_note: ''
16 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, 1998, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of George and Elizabeth Ann (nee RAISON) PRIOR, Dunolly, Singleton, NSW