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Anthony RODGERS

Regimental number2641
Place of birthOamaru, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWatchmaker
Address204 Albert Road, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 9"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinBrother, John Rodgers, 204 Albert Road, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceA.I.F. 68 days 6 years Garrison Band. New Zealand 4 months A.I.F. Home Service.
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAscot Vale, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Date of death14 November 1926
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Discharge date18 November 1919
Other details

Commenced return on board HT A 'Lealandia', 11 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 28 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 18 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 November 1926
SourcesNAA: B2455, RODGERS Anthony

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