Rollo John ROFE

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ROFE, Rollo John

Service Number: 6318
Enlisted: 1 December 1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Norwood, South Australia, 24 January 1892
Home Town: Riverton, Clare and Gilbert Valleys, South Australia
Schooling: Burra, Unley & Gladstone State Schools
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, France, 3 June 1918, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Plot II, Row A, Grave 13
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Oodla Wirra Roll of Honor WW1, Peterborough Oodla Wirra Town Hall Roll of Honor WW1, Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board, Riverton Methodist Church Honour Roll WW1
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World War 1 Service

1 Dec 1915: Enlisted
28 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6318, 10th Infantry Battalion
28 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6318, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Adelaide
3 Jun 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 6318, 10th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Rollo John ROFE was born on 24th January, 1892 in Norwood, South Australia

His parents were William Henry ROFE & Emily Marion COLLINS

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His brother Malcolm Thomas ROFE (SN682) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1916