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Regimental number474
Place of birthFoxton New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOolbun via Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinBrother, Captain J F Rockstrow, Head Quarters Staff, Wellington, New Zealand
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 3, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll474A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row C, Grave No. 19A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Terrace End School Swimming Pool Memorial, Manawatu, New Zealand. Parents: John and Ann ROCKSTROW. Native of New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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