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Regimental number5410
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
AddressBowden Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 6.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hertha Rose, Bowden Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Place of enlistmentWarragul, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Date of death24 September 1920
Place of burialCoowong Cemetery (Portion Presbyterian), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John ROSE and Jane CRILLY. Native of Rushworth, Victoria. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date30 April 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board H.T. A14 'Euripides', 30 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 21 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 30 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROSE John

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