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Percy Henry RODEN

Regimental number2748
Place of birthUlverton, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address61 Bourke Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 3.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Roden, 61 Bourke Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 July 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 21 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parnets: George and Louisa RODEN
Discharge date11 October 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Llanstephan Castle', 15 February 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 16 April 1918, for onward travel to Hobart; discharged (permanently unfit), Hobart, 11 October 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 February 1931
Age at death35
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, RODEN Percy Henry

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