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Roydon Hamilton RHODES

Regimental number683
Date of birth22 August 1891
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
OccupationBank clerk
Address4th Avenue, St Peters, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs G E Rhodes, 4th Avenue, St Peters, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date17 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the bank of New South Wales (Adelaide branch), 19 March 1908. transferred to Port Adelaide branch, November 1908; to Broken Hill branch, January 1910; to Adelaide branch, January 1911; to Mt Gambier branch (as assistant), January-may 1913.
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Discharge date18 October 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 329.

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