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August Adolphus Herbert ROGASCH

Regimental number1878
Place of birthLeaghur, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMcDonald Street, Murtoa, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22.2
Height5' 7.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ella B. Rogasch, McDonald Street, Murtoa, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Militia and in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMurtoa, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date10 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 10 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROGASCH August Adolphus Herbert

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