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Edward George ROOKE

Regimental number3663
Place of birthRichmond England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRubber worker
AddressSouthfields, London, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Rooke, 67 Purnbright Road, Southfields, London, England
Enlistment date13 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsPlaque in Garden of Remembrance, New South Wales
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 July 1949
Age at death64

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