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Regimental number1266
Date of birth--/09/1893
Place of birthBrighton Victoria
OccupationCivil engineer
Address6 Carpenter Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, - Rogerson, 6 Carpenter Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: ENG Div 1
Promotion date: 9 August 1916


Unit: ENG Div 1
Promotion date: 9 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

'(Near Ypres, 20 September 1917) Great powers of organisation and courage while in charge of construction of strong-point.'
Awarded Mention in Despatches: promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448, 28 December 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57, 18 April 1918.
Recommendation date: 30 September 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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