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Meredith Heaton RHODES

Regimental number3080
Date of birth5 October 1888
Place of birthWoodville, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil engineer
AddressBeach Court, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29.6
Height5' 8.75"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs G Rhodes, 22 Colombo Road, Cashmere, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment date4 April 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMay 1918 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Elizabeth Fisher
Discharge date20 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 20 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 August 1964 Russell
Age at death75
Place of burialRussell Cemetery, Northland, New Zealand

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