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Regimental number1903
Place of birthLocksley, Victoria
AddressLocksley PO, Locksley, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emma Florence Roberts, c/o Mr Herbert Brook, Longwood, Victoria
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLa Chapelette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row b, Grave No. 6), Peronne, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Ada ROBERTS; Wife: Emma ROBERTS, Longwood, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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