Regimental number903
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
SchoolSt Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabelle Roberts, The Olives, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll903A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 9 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No 129), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Glenelg Congregational Church (now St Andrew's Uniting Church) Roll of Honor: 'For right. For Liberty'. Central panel listing members of the church who died is headed: 'Faithful unto death'. Parents: Alfred Jabez and Isabel ROBERTS, The Olives, High Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1131 Pte Ewart Kingsley ROBERTS, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 9 February 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal