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Lawrence Albert RODOREDA

Regimental number2626
Place of birthGuildford, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationEngine driver
AddressMeckering, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 4"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinFather, Francis John Rodoreda, Perth GPO, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Discharge date22 January 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2441 Pte Francis John RODOREDA, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 28 February 1919; Cousin: 19116 Pte John Edward RODOREDA, Australian Army Medical Corps, died of disease, 28 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Married Catherine Rose MURRILL, spinster, aged 27, St Peter's Church, Clerkenwell, London, 21 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orvieto', 1 November 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 5 December 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 22 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 March 1959
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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