Roy Barker FACEY

FACEY, Roy Barker

Service Number: 1756
Enlisted: 13 January 1915, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Castlemaine State School, Barker's Creek School, Victoria
Occupation: Plumber
Died: Killed in Action, Dardenelles, Gallipoli, Otoman Empire, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 28 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 23 Chaplain J.C. McPhee officiated Headstone inscription reads: We take our saddest and happiest walks along the sands of memory, Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Jolimont Primary School HR, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial, Subiaco Jolimont Fallen Soldiers Honour Roll, Wickepin District Roll of Honor, Wickepin District Roll of Honour WWI, Wickepin Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

13 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1756, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Perth, WA
19 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, 1756, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Argyllshire embarkation_ship_number: A8 public_note: ''
19 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, 1756, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle
4 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1756, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
28 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1756, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Joseph Thomas Facey and Mary Ann Carr Facey nee Carr of Castlemaine, Victoria.

Brother of Albert Barnett Facey who returned to Australia on 31 October 1915 having served with the 11th Battalion, Vernon Garth Facey, Myra Kean Facey, Joseph Thomas Facey who was killed in action on 14 September 1915 while serving with the 10th Light Horse Regiment and was buried in the Embarkation Pier Cemetery. Plot 1, Row A, Grave 10, Laura Adelaide Facey and  Eric George Facey

Husband of Agnes Lydiard Facey of 327 Perth Street, Subiaco WA. Father of Roy Barker Lydiard Facey

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal


Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Pte Roy Barker Facey is also remembered on the Barker's Creek School Honour Roll, Vic.