Arthur Stanley ROE

ROE, Arthur Stanley

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 13 July 1917, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: Medical Officers
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 16 April 1885
Home Town: Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Brisbane Grammar School & Oxford University
Occupation: Doctor (Rhodes Scholar)
Died: Natural Causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 19 July 1966, aged 81 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

13 Jul 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
1 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, Medical Officers
1 Aug 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, Medical Officers, HMAT Medic, Sydney
15 May 1918: Discharged AIF WW1

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Arthur Stanley Roe was educated at Brisbane Grammar School. He undertook a undergraduate arts degree and was awarded Queensland's first Rhodes Scholarship. He attended Baillol College at Oxford and completed his medical degree, doing his internship at Guys Hospital. He set up general practice in Brisbane but then came the war. He enlisted in the AIF and worked as a medical officer on a troop ship.

Following the war he set up a specialist urology practice in Brisbane. He married Emily Dawson Haymen on 22 January 1917 and they had four children - Charles, Judith and twins John and Peter. Arthur Stanley Roe died in 1966.