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James ROGERS

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDefence Officer
Address66 Kororoit Creek Road, North Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMrs M Rogers, 66 Kororoit Creek Road, North Williamstown, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the South African Constabulary in the Boer War; awarded the Victoria Cross.
Enlistment date7 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/100/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date31 December 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 4 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 October 1961
Age at death88
Place of burialCremated

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