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Robert John ROOKE

Regimental number9537
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBundaberg, Jqld
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Robert John Rooke, Yandaram via Bundaberg, Queensland
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from OUTER HARBOR, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grve No. 25), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Emily ROOKE, Yandaran, Queensland

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