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Edward Augustus ROBERTS

Regimental number2770
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
SchoolScotch College, Claremont, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ethel Roberts, River View, Esplanade, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets, Scotch college.
Enlistment date16 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateDeceased 28 August 1918
Place of burialVillers-Breonneux Mililtary Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. E. and Mrs Ethel ROBERTS, River View, Cottesloe, Western Australia

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