Roy Trevor BELGROVE

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BELGROVE, Roy Trevor

Service Number: 2862
Enlisted: 4 September 1916, Goulburn, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Goulburn, New South Wales, 1895
Home Town: Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales
Schooling: unknown
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 9 April 1918
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Goulburn, New South Wales
3 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2862, 60th Infantry Battalion
3 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2862, 60th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Sydney
9 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2862, 5th Machine Gun Battalion

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Biography

Roy Trevor BELGROVE was born in 1895 in Goulburn NSW, his parents were Robert BELGROVE and Jane WOODWARD.

He enlisted on 11th September 1916 with 60th Battalion, and his Unit embarked from Sydney on HMAT Afric on 3rd November 1916.

He was killed in action on 09 Apr 1918 and was buried Villers Bretonneux Cemetery

 

"GOULBURN AND THE WAR.  Private Roy Trevor Belgrove killed

The Rev. Canon Carver on tueseday received official advice that Private Roy Trevor Belgrove was killed in action in France  - deceased who was a single man and 23 years of age last January, enlisted in 1916  He was partly trained in England and afterwards left for France.  Before enlistment he was employed in the Railway Department at Goulburn.   He is survived by his father and seven sisters" - from the Goulburn Evening Penny Post 25 Apr 1918 (nla.gov.au)

 

 

 

 

 

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