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Harry ROBERTS

Regimental number1826
Place of birthHuonville Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHuonville, Ranelagh, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Edward Roberts, Huonville, Ranelagh, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNine Elms British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 2), Poperinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. E. and Mrs Minnie ROBERTS, Huonville, Tasmania

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