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Henry Watkins ROBERTS

Regimental number1989
Place of birthYarraville, Victoria
Other NamesRoberts, Henry Watkin
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address20 Parry Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5'4.75"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Rachael Roberts, corner of Sherwood and Caledonia Avenues, Maylands, Western Australia
Previous military service32nd ASC Citizen Forces
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 June 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 August 1916
Date of death18 August 1921
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, WA
Discharge date8 March 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT Hosp. Ship 'Masama', 31 August 1916; disembarked Perth, 17 October 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 8 March 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTS Henry Watkins

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