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Robert ROBERTS

Regimental number218
Place of birthManchester England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBoolaroo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Roberts, Spears Point, Boolaroo, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Other detailsWas severely gassed while on active service and this subsequently led to his death in 1953
Date of death11 May 1953
Place of burialAshes interred in the war memorial section of Beresfield Crematorium, Newcastle, New South Wales

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