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Richard John Joseph RODWELL

Regimental number475
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressTongala, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret E Rodwell, Tongala, Victoria
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Family/military connectionsSon: 918 Pte Richard John Joseph RODWELL, 6th Bn, killed in action, 26 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 November 1944
Age at death71
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery, Victoria

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