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Sydney Harold ROBERTS

Regimental number4179
Place of birthBedford England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, A Roberts, 3 Epson Street, East Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 31), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
74
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Louisa ROBERTS, 16 Wattebree Road, Armadale, Victoria. Native of Bedford, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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