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Errol Edward RODDA

Place of birthMaldon Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressHigh Street, Maldon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Rodda, High Street, Maldon, Victoria
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Place of burialAdanac Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave NO. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Roll of Honour, Peacock Hall, Ballarat High School, Victoria. Commemorated in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Maldon, Victoria. Parents: Samuel and Annie RODDA. Native of Maldon, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4582 Pte Frederick Joseph RODDA, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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