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Date of birth--/10/1881
Place of birthRugby, Warwickshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier, Permanent Forces
Address'Bouraville', Gregory Street, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34.7
Height5' 8"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Roberts, 'Bouraville', Gregory Street, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 13.6 years in the Royal Field Artillery, British Army; subsequently as Staff Sergeant Major in the Instructional Corps, Australian Permanent Force..
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentWarrant Officer
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: ART Div 2
Promotion date: 2 June 1916

FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Discharge date22 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Gregory Street, Taringo.
Date of death22 September 1957
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTS Alfred

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