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William Charles ROBERTS

Regimental number1765
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressMunty Street, Garden Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinCharles Roberts, Munty Street, Garden Vale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Place of enlistmentColac, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth ROBERTS
Discharge date19 November 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 3 September 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 19 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death20 March 1939
Age at death49
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTS William Charles

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