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Arthur Sydney ROOKWOOD

Regimental number4502
Place of birthCairns Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressOlive Vale Station via Cooktown, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Rookwood, Petford, Chillagoe Railway via Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date4 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 30 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 October 1952
Age at death57
Place of burialCairns Cemetery, Queensland

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