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John ROCHE

Regimental number2198
Place of birthNewmarket Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSeaman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinBrother, Wm Roche, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name3rd Field Artillery Brigade, Military District 3 and Military District 6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A2 Geelong on 19 September 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board TRANSPORT A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 1 November 1917
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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