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Stephen Richard Harricks ROBERTS

Date of birth15 November 1874
Place of birthArarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
Address97 Barker Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs C C Roberts, 97 Barker Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name11th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Promotions

Major


Unit: INF11
Promotion date: 25 August 1914

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: INF11
Promotion date: 1 February 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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