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James ROBERTS

Regimental number3244
Place of birthYarrawonga, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine driver
AddressState Savings Bank, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Roberts, Young, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Date of death5 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot IX, Row B, Grave No. 5), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen BOYD, "Wyuna", Young, New South Wales

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