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Henry Albert ROGERS

Regimental number18957
Date of birth6 May 1891
Place of birthChristchurch, Eastbourne, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address'Wahroonga', Dennison Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, H Rogers, 23 Manifold Road, Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Previous military serviceServed in the 2nd Sussex Regiment, Royal Field Artillery.
Enlistment date2 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 27
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1920
Discharge date2 April 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked from Sydney, 11 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, 10 July 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 29 December 1916. Transferred to 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, 10 March 1917. Taken on strength, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, 12 October 1917.

Admitted to hospital, 28 February 1919; transferred to England and admitted to Fulham Military Hospital, 12 March 1919. Discharged from hospital, and granted Non-Military Employment (full pay and allowances) to work on oil engines at E.W. Lovely & Co. Ltd., Cavendish Place, Eastbourne. Married Catherine Helena LOBB, 14 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Themistocles', 22 December 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 February 1920; discharged, 2 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 June 1973
Age at death82

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