ROUSE, Horace Hector

Service Number: 552
Rank: Not known
Enlistment Unit: 4th Cyclists
Transferred Unit: Not known or not applicable
Date of Enlistment: 6 June 1916
Enlistment Age: 29 years 11 monthss
Fate of person: Returned to Australia

Biographical Details

Horace was one of the four Rouse brothers who enlisted in 1915/1916. He joined the 2nd Battalion of Cyclists and embarked on HMTS Commonwealth from Melbourne in September 1916. After training in England he proceeded to France in March 1917 and was wounded in action the following September, serious gunshot wound to the knee. He returned to Australia on the Boonah in July 1918, and from 1921, lived in Victoria until his death.

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