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Regimental number1424
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.8
Height5' 4.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Ada Rochford, 2442 Federal Road, Boulder, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 November 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date30 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; disembarked, Fremantle, 21 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit: defective vision: corineal nebulae, right and left), Perth, 30 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 May 1948
Age at death60
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROCHFORD Percy

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