Wyndham History

Roy Herbert Sherry (1898-1965)

Item

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Dublin Core

Type

Title

Roy Herbert Sherry (1898-1965)

Contributor

Date

1915

Publisher

Wyndham City Libraries

Format

text

Language

eng

World War One Veterans Item Type Metadata

Name

Roy Herbert Alluvial Sherry

Birth Date

Birthplace

Service Number

2801

Enlistment Date

Next of Kin

Mr Herbert Sherry
Father

Address at time of Enlistment

Elliminyt,
Colac, Victoria

Occupation

Marital Status

Single

Death Date

Biographical Text

No. 2801  Roy Herbert Sherry
War Service
Roy Sherry embarked from Melbourne on 27 October 1915, aboard HMAT A38 Ulysees as a member of the 58th Battalion. 

He served in France before considerable spending time in England recovering from a medical complaint. 

Roy departed England, for home, on 15 November 1919 aboard, HT Ypiringa.

He disembarked in Australia on 4 January 1920 and was discharged on 19 March 1920.

Details of a Welcome Home held in honour of Roy and seven other returned serviceman was reported in the Camperdown Chronicle, 31 January 1920, p.4.

Medals and Entitlements:

  • 1914-15 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Bibliography

A.I.F. Project
www.aif.adfa.edu.au

Ancestry.com

Australian War Memorial
awm.gov.au

National Archives of Australia
naa.gov.au

Trove
trove.nla.gov.au

Medals and Entitlements

1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Citation

“Roy Herbert Sherry (1898-1965),” Wyndham History, accessed September 20, 2021, http://www.wyndhamhistory.net.au/items/show/2482.

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