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Edward August ROBERTS

Regimental number3733
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressMayfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mara Isabel Walwin, Ingall Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military service15th Infantry
Enlistment date27 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3733A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 12), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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