Roy Marr BERNAYS

Roy Marr Bernays Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
Brisbane
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Bank Clerk
Enlisted
28-August-1914
Place
Sydney
Age
25
Status
Single
Service No
908
Rank
Private
Unit
3rd Battalion
Embarked
19-October-1914
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
27 April 1915
Place
Gallipoli, Turkey
Cemetery or Memorial
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

Brother of 94 Lance Corporal Gerald Chisolm Bernays.

 

Roy Bernays was among the first Australians to land at Gallipoli om 25 April. Two days later he was killed in action. His body was never recovered.

25 soldiers named on the Roll of Honour died during the Gallipoli campaign. 

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