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William Clifford ROGERS

Regimental number2772
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressO'Connell Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6.5"
Weight114 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada Elizabeth Rogers, Albion Street, Harris Park, Parramatta, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Place of enlistmentParramatta, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Date of death12 December 1930
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery, New South Wales
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Violette ROGERS
Discharge date18 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'A12'/'Euripides', 21 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 19 September 1917; for onward travel to Sydney, discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 18 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 December 1930
Age at death42
Place of burialBody donated to university for medical research
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROGERS William Clifford

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