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William James RODGERS

Regimental number2980A
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBarcaldine Downs, Salten Siding, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Rodgers, Barcaldine Downs, Salten Siding, Queensland
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDoingt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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