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Thomas Matthew ROBERTS

Regimental number2650
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address11 Percy Street, Seddon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs E M Roberts, 11 Percy Street, Seddon, Victoria
Enlistment date14 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Engineers
FateKilled in Action 17 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. I), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth ROBERTS, 55 Percy Street, Seddon, Victoria. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2652 Pte George Ernest ROBERTS, 13th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 6 June 1918.

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