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George ROPER

Regimental number6358
Place of birthLiverpool England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRedfern, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs D M Roper c/o Mrs P Maroney, Emma Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Date of death21 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Portion Church of England, Plot E, Grave No. 303), Sydney, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane ROPER; husband of Mrs Dorothy ROPER. Native of Liverpool, England

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