Roland (Ronald) Belfield GLANVILLE MC

GLANVILLE, Roland (Ronald) Belfield

Service Number: 240
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Geelong, Victoria
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Timaru, New Zealand, 1892
Home Town: Geelong, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Milford Public School, Canterbury, N.Z.
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in Action, Broodseinde Ridge, Belgium, 4 October 1917
Cemetery: Dochy Farm New British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 240, Geelong, Victoria
19 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 240, 8th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 240, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Melbourne
25 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 240, 8th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
25 Jan 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 8th Infantry Battalion
22 Feb 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 5th Infantry Battalion
11 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 5th Infantry Battalion
20 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 8th Infantry Battalion
20 Sep 1917: Honoured Military Cross, Menin Road
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 8th Infantry Battalion, Menin Road
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 8th Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge

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