Roy WYLD

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WYLD, Roy

Service Number: 1448
Enlisted: 10 December 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glenelg, South Australia, 1883
Home Town: Semaphore, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Marine Board Fireman (Tug Tandanya)
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide Australian Harbours Board WW1 Roll of Honour, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Birkenhead WW1 Harbors Board Employees Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

10 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1448, Oaklands, South Australia
2 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1448, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1448, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1448, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Julianne Ryan

Father and mother both deceased.

Siblings
Arthur James Wyld lived at 43 Hairhouse Street, Torrensville, SA
A E Wyld, lived at 4 Clifton Street, Hawthorn, SA.
Herbert Frances Wyld, lived at South Terrace, Thebarton, SA
Charles Robert Wyld, lived at Railway Terrace, Broken Hill, SA
W Wyld lived at Exmouth Road, Semaphore, SA

Roy had lived with his youngest brother W Wyld for 5 years prior to enlisting.