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Luke Francis ROGERS

Regimental number2590
Place of birthKalangadoo, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoundary rider
AddressKalangadoo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.8
Height5' 4"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Rogers, Kalangadoo, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of teeth)
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1919
Discharge date7 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Dunluce Castle', 17 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 23 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 7 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROGERS Luke Francis

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