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John ROGERSON

Regimental number5630
Place of birthGowangardie, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressEulomo, Bogan Gate, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Rogerson, Eulomo, Bogan Gate, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 18), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth ROGERSON, Eulomo, Bogan Gate, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5629 Pte James RODGERSON, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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