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John Russell ROGERS

Regimental number2159
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressSugar Loaf, Eildon Weir, Upper Thornton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinBrother, Richard Rogers, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 May 1937
Age at death62
Place of burialCorowa Old Cemetery, New South Wales

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