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David William ROBERTS

Regimental number955
Place of birthRuthin, Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMounted police
AddressPolice Station, Moama, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5'8.25"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, D Roberts, Ruthin, North Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentEchuca, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1915
Date of death27 August 1921
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Discharge date28 May 1918
Other detailsCommenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', disembarked Perth, 9 September 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 28 May 1918.
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: David ANDERSON; see 61348 David ANDERSON for second period of enlistment
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTS David William

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