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William Norman ROBERTS

Regimental number4756
Place of birthBarabba South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBarabba, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Mary Roberts, Barabba, South Australia
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSuez War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 12), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth ROBERTS, Barabba, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2481 Pte Henry ROBERTS, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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