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Reginald Arthur ROKES

Regimental number381
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address9 Knox Street, Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Miss M Rokes, c/o Mrs Dixon, Balaclava Road, Eastwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 1, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089, 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61, 23 May 1919.
Recommendation date: 24 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 20 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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