MULVEY, Roy Dadson

Service Numbers: Officer, N468940
Enlisted: 20 February 1915
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 30th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales., 3 November 1889
Home Town: Mayfield East, Newcastle, New South Wales
Schooling: East Maitland High School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Teacher
Died: Netherlands, 15 August 1952, aged 62 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Cook's Hill Superior Public School , Maitland High School Roll of Honour, Mayfield Public School Honour Roll, Sydney Technical High School WW1 Roll Of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, Officer
11 Mar 1916: Involvement Lieutenant, 30th Infantry Battalion
11 Mar 1916: Embarked Lieutenant, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orsova, Sydney
3 May 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain
26 Oct 1917: Honoured Military Cross, Third Ypres

World War 2 Service

16 Jun 1944: Enlisted N468940

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Biography contributed by Robert Kearney


Dr, R. D. Mulvey, formerly of Newcastle, died suddenly in England only three weeks after his second marriage. Dr, Mulvey, who was educated at East Maitland High School, was Government Medcal Officer for Bathurst at the time of his death, He was born in Newcastle in 1889.
He left for a holiday in the United States, England and the Continent in April, and recently married Miss Vera Clemo. He was to have sailed for Australia on Wednesday.
Dr. Mulvey obtained his B.A, and B.Sc. before World War I, and entered the N,S.W. Department of Education, He was awarded a scholarship to Cambridge University in research on the teaching
physics and chemistry in high schools, but did not take it, because he enlisted in the A.I.F.
Hie became a Captain, was Mentioned In Dispatches in 1916, and awarded the Military Cross in 1917.
He graduated in 1923, and was two years at Randwick Military Hospital before going to Oberon. In 1930 he went to Bathurst, where he also he became Medical Officer and Presldent of the Western Med
ical Association.
In 1938 he was appointed representative for the Medical Association on the Royal Commission on Insurance.
His first wife died 26 years ago, Dr. Mulvey is survived by sons John and Peter (Bathurst), and daughters, Mrs Colin Buchanan (Bathurst) and Mrs. H. H. Schlink (Dr. Margaret Mulvey, of Sydney).
Miss M, Mulvey, of Church street, Newcastle, is a sister Mr, Colin Christie, grandfather, was a Mayor of Newcastle.

 Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) 18 August 1952: 4. Web. 8 Jul 2021 <>.