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Walter Leslie Rolley

Name on Board WL Rolley
Name on Service
Walter Leslie  Rolley
Enlistment Age 20
Occupation Plumber
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Henry William and Rose White Rolley
Address 26 Twyford St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 27/10/1915
Service No. 623
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Sydney
Embarkation Date 15/01/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT RMS Osterley
Unit on Embarkation Siege Artillery Brigade
Date of Death 7/11/1917
Unit on Death 36th Australian Heavy Artillery Group
Rank on Death Gunner
Cause of Death Died of Wounds
Place of Wounding/
Hellfire Corner, Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial The Huts Cemetery, Ypres, West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium
Additional Information Walter Rolley attended Central State School, Williamstown and associated with Electra Street Methodist Sunday School. His twin brother, Roy, was with Walter on the gun when he was killed.  Roy Thomas Rolley (624), enlisted October 1915, was wounded on 29 April 1918 and returned to Australia November 1918.
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 24 November 1917, p3
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