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James Leonard ROGERS

Regimental number2401
Place of birthKalangadoo, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKalangadoo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.9
Height5' 8.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Rogers, Kalangadoo, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Discharge date21 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 48th Bn from 32nd Bn, Serape, 0 October 1917.

On leave, 12 February 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 27 February 1918.

Marched out for return to Australia, 30 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Commonwealth', 13 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 6 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 21 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 August 1955
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROGERS James Leonard

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