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ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSanitary engineer
AddressFlint Street, North Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs S Roberts, Flint Street, North Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialWalker's Ridge Cemetery (Special Memorial No. 19), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Jessie ROBERTS; husband of Sarah KENNEDY (formerly ROBERTS), Hancock Street, Ipswich, Queensland. Native of England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded on Nomial Roll as John Rowe ROBERTS; on Commonwealth War Graves Commission as John Powe ROBERTS.

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