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Soldier Summary

John Francis Roche

Military History

Rank: Gunner

Unit: Australia. Australian Army. Australian Imperial Force (1914-1921).

Serial Number: 30948 (AIF); 133063 (British Army)

Medals Awarded
  • Military Medal (M.M.)[1]

Occupation: grocer. Served in AIF 5th Trench Mortar Battery and 45th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

Residence[1]Millers Point, NSW, Australia
Won the Military MedalRussia
Enlisted[1]09/04/1916Sydney, Australia

[1]Anzacs in Arkhangel: the untold story of Australia and the invasion of Russia, 1918-19