Historical information

Tags were used to identify wounded or deceased soldiers. All soldiers were issued two tags: one to stay with the body and the other to go to the person in charge of the burial for record-keeping purposes


Rossac Henry Claude 1737
25 Btn....Left Aus 20 08 15
Born India Patna 14 7 1892
Enlisted Queensland
Sent to Alexandria
Landed Gallipoli 12 10 1915
France Marseille 19 3 16 wia 9 10 17 (France)
returned to Aus for discharge (medical) 21 04 18
Awards1914-15 star British War MedalVictory Medal
WWII V18817 Enlisted Royal Park served 1939-45 His daughter Mena Roussac also enlisted

Physical description

2 tID tags for Henry Claude Roussac 1737 Signaller 25 Bn Ist AIF one is round made of brownish fibre board and the other is oval made of aluminium

Inscriptions & markings

Fibre tag Roussac H C 1737 25 BN AI Bapt
The other aluminium Sig. Roussac1737 25 Batt A.I.F.