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James Ernest RHODES

Regimental number916
Place of birthKettering Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKettering, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Rhodes, Kettering, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1671 Pte Alexander Walter RHODES, 40th Bn, killed in action, 30 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 September 1952
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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