Herbert William ROHDE

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ROHDE, Herbert William

Service Number: 2137
Enlisted: 27 April 1916, Horsham, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 38th Infantry Battalion
Born: Robertstown, South Australia, 24 August 1885
Home Town: Robertstown, Goyder, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 29 November 1917, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Berks Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eudunda and District WW1 Roll of Honour, Rainbow War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Horsham, Victoria
25 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2137, 38th Infantry Battalion
25 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2137, 38th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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Biography

"Mr. and Mrs. G. H. ROHDE and FAMILY, of Robertstown, wish to THANK all kind friends and relatives for letters, cards, and personal expressions of sympathy in the sad loss of their son and brother, Private H. W. Rohde, who was killed in action on November 29, 1917..." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 01 Feb 1918 (nla.gov.au)

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