ROCKWELL, Vernon Jack

Service Number: 813
Rank: Not known
Enlistment Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Company
Transferred Unit: 15th Battalion, then to the 4th Machine Gun Corps
Date of Enlistment: 26 March 1917
Enlistment Age: 27 years
Fate of person: Returned to Australia

Biographical Details

Vernon enlisted in the 3rd Machine gun company in March 1917. He was 27 and a clerk. After training at Seymour he embarked on the Indarra in November and reached England via Egypt, Italy and France in February 1918. Further training meant that he did not see active service until June. Vernon returned to Australia in September 1919 and died in 1972. Vernon was brother of Reginald Rockwell (1914 enlistment).

Vernon Rockwell is on the 4th row and 8th from the left

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