Service Number: 1867
Enlisted: 12 January 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: Artillery Details
Born: Warrnambool Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Sheffield, Kentish, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Butcher
Died: 1971, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

12 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1867, 12th Infantry Battalion
19 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1867, 12th Infantry Battalion
19 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1867, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle
1 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 52nd Infantry Battalion
22 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 52nd Infantry Battalion
26 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1867, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, GSW right finger, severe
18 May 1918: Honoured Military Medal, Third Ypres, At Zonnebeke, 24/9/1917, displayed bravery and devotion to duty in going out repeatedly under heavy shell fire during recent operations to located and repair signal wires, thus ably assisting in keeping up communications.
8 Nov 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, Artillery Details
12 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 1867, Artillery Details

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

Enlisted under alias John ROLLINS