Kyle, Roy

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Kyle, Roy Gender: M
Albert Roy Kyle
born on 9 November 1897 at 00:02 (= 12:02 AM )
Place Corowa, Australia, 36s02, 146e23
Timezone AEST h10e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 16°28' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 07°24 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 26°49'

Roy Kyle (Postcard depicting him with other Australian troops near Pozières, France, August 1916)


Australian soldier who fought in World War I, in both Gallipoli and on the Western Front. He is known because he left a diary of his war experiences that was edited by the noted novelist Bryce Courtney and subsequently published. Kyle died on 9 October 1996 aged 98.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "An ANZAC's Story" by Roy Kyle (Penguin, 2003), p. 32: "I first saw the light of day in Nurse Chenhall's Private Hospital, Betterment Parade, Corowa, New South Wales, at a minute or two past midnight on 9 November 1897."


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Died aged 98)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Soldier)
  • Vocation : Writers : Other Writers (Diarist)