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Richard ROGERS

Regimental number9957
Place of birthShrewsbury, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoachbuilder
Address56 Kepos Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Miss Mary Rogers, Church Green, Shropshire, England
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 January 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 28 May 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 June 1968
Age at death87
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROGERS Richard

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