The AIF Project

Daniel John RHODES

Regimental number3882
Place of birthYacka South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressYacka, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Rhodes, Yacka, South Australia
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919

Military Medal

'In the demonstration against the enemy position in CELTIC WOOD east of YPRES on the morning of 9th October Pte. RHODES set a splendid example of courage and devotion to duty. When the demonstration was completed he bandaged and carried back two of his comrades under heavy enemy machine gun fire and snipers.'

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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