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John James RHODES

Regimental number2479
Place of birthMungindi, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTroy, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 4.5"
Weight140.5 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Rosetta Frost, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Place of enlistmentWarwick, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A10 Karroo on 5 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date29 October 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 2 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 3 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 29 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death1 May 1939
Age at death50
Place of burialWarwick Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, RHODES John James

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