George Evelyn ROOKE

ROOKE, George Evelyn

Service Numbers: 1862, N102343
Enlisted: 24 March 1915, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 31 Garrison Battalion (NSW)
Born: Armidale, New South Wales, 22 May 1898
Home Town: Armidale, Armidale Dumaresq, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Watchmaker
Died: Natural causes (stroke), Kogarah, New South Wales, 2 August 1973, aged 75 years
Cemetery: Woronora General Cemetery and Crematorium, New South Wales
Roman Catholic Plaque Lawn 3-0374
Memorials: Armidale Memorial Fountain
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World War 1 Service

24 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1862, Sydney, New South Wales
4 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1862, 36th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
4 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1862, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney
30 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Sergeant, 33rd Infantry Battalion
7 May 1918: Wounded Sergeant, SN 1862, 33rd Infantry Battalion, Merris (France), GSW (left leg, ankle)
4 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1862, 33rd Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

10 Feb 1941: Enlisted SN N102343, Volunteer Defence Corps (SA), Narrabri, New South Wales
10 Feb 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, SN N102343
11 Nov 1944: Discharged Lieutenant, SN N102343, 31 Garrison Battalion (NSW)

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