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William Arthur RODGER

Regimental number5623
Place of birthAckworth, England
Other NamesRodger, William A
ReligionChurch of England
Address3 Gordon Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 9.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rhoda Rodger, 2 Glossop Street, Woodhouse, Leeds, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Date of death29 July 1928
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Discharge date20 December 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 January 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 20 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 July 1928
SourcesNAA: B2455, RODGER William Arthur

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