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Frederick Joseph RODDA

Regimental number4582
Place of birthMaldon, Victoria
Other NamesRodda, Frederick J
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal employee
AddressHigh Street, Maldon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Rodda, High Street, Maldon, Victoria
Previous military service2 yrs Senior Battalion 62 B., 1 yr 63rd Inft
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 October 1916
Date of death23 October 1937
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date18 April 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2nd Lt Errol Edward RODDA, 8th Bn, killed in action, 18 August 1916.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ajara', 17 October 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 8 December 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 18 April 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death23 October 1937
SourcesNAA: B2455, RODDA Frederick Joseph

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