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Reginald Richard ROOKER

Regimental number5179
Place of birthRoma Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDraper
AddressRoma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Rooker, Gregory Street, Roma, Queensland
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4360 Pte Leslie George ROOKER, 31st Bn, returned to Australia, 25 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 November 1981
Age at death82
Place of burialAllambie Gardens Crematorium, Queensland

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