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Graften Edward Newton RHODES

Regimental number460
Place of birthSouth Grafton New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ann Rhodes, Obx Creek via South Grafton, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 February 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Grafton Edward Rhodes on NR
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 14), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: william and Sarah RHODES, O.B.X. Creek, South Grafton, New South Wales. Native of Endless Creek
Family/military connectionsBrother: 459 Pte Frederick William Alexander RHODES, 42nd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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