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William John ROBERTS

Regimental number5901
Place of birthBraintree England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William Roberts, Mayne Junction, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4224A Pte Ernest Walter ROBERTS, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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