|Place of birth||Wellington, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||118 Alice Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A Rodda, 118 Alice Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in O[fficer] T[raining] Regiment.|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 11), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Kelso, Bathurst, New South Wales. Son of Mrs A. RODDA, 11 Alice Street, Newtown, Sydney|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 16 February 1916.
Found guilty, 8 March 1916, of being on 7 March 1916, (1) absent without leave, (2) drunkenness: fined £1.0.0.
Disembarked Egypt, 22 March 1916.
Joined 54th Bn, Ferry Post, 1 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19/20 July 1916.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, RODDA James Ashley|