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Alexander Walter RHODES

Regimental number1671
Place of birthKettering Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKettering, Tasmania
Marital statusSq
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Rhodes, Kettering, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1918
Place of burialSuzanne Military Cemetery No. 3 (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Family/military connectionsBrother: 916 Corporal James Ernest RHODES, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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