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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Private Cosma Roy Glanville, at Seymour, c 10 August 1915


Glanville R C   Pte    3518    Roy Cosma             21 Inf Bn    18    Salesman    Single    C of E       

Address:    Newmarket, Finsbury St, 43   

Next of Kin:    Glanville, Edward R, father, 43 Finsbury St, Newmarket   

Enlisted:    3 Aug 1915       

Embarked:     A64 Demosthenes 29 Dec 1915   



A postcard sent to Mrs Hill, most likely Mary Ann Hill of  43 Finsbury Street, Newmarket, which

would have been nearly opposite the Glanvill household at 43 Finsbury St, Newmarket.

"To Mrs Hill from Private Roy Glanvill Xmas 1916 from France".  Courtesy of Simon Clegg.


Roy Cosma Glanvill was born at Kensington Hill in 1898, which made him at least 12 months short of the 18½ years that he claimed when he enlisted in August 1915.


Later becoming ill, Roy was classified as fit for permanent base duties only. He returned to Australia on 12 May 1918.



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