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Alexander RODGER

Regimental number686
Place of birthEdinburgh Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, John Rodger, c/o Marcus Clark, Central Square, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialBethlehem Farm East Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 7), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Christina RODGER. Native of West Linton, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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