Lance Corporal Roland Gilbert Hyland enlisted on the 25th May 1915 as the rank of Private. Before enlisting he was a clerk and lived in New Town Tasmania. He was 22 years old. The unit that he served in was the 12th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement. He embarked from Fremantle on board the HMAT A62 Wandilla on the 25th June 1915. He was returned to Australia on the 30th January 1918.
To be unveiled by Brigadier John Withers and Sara Seabourne