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Clarence Rupert ROBERTS

Regimental number289
Place of birthMount Egerton, Victoria
SchoolPleasant Street State School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationArchitectural draughtsman
Address36 Loch Avenue, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Roberts, 36 Loch Avenue, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces, Ballarat, Victoria.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot B, Row VI, Grave No. 5), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Christ Church Anglican Cathedral Roll of Honour, Ballarat, Victoria. Parents: John and Emma ROBERTS, 36 Loch Avenue, Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6883A Corporal David ROBERTS, 22nd Bn, effective abroad (still overseas); Sister: Staff Nurse Annie Florence ROBERTS, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.

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