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William Henry RHODES

Regimental number1192
Place of birthKilkivan Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLittlemore, Boyne Valley Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, William John Rhodes, Littlemore, Boyne Valley Line, Queensland
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Other details

Wounded at Villers-Bretonneux 1918 and invalided home. Lived in Gladstone and moved to Monto and formed a 5th Light Horse troop in 1936. Enlisted WW2 as a Captain; took over the 3rd Mobile Recruiting Unit. Later discharged due to ill health

Date of death1975

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