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Walter Thomas ROBERTS

Regimental number5443
Place of birthGoulburn New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWindellina, via Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs A J Simpson, Lower Boro, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A49 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 September 1918
Date of death3 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of James Thomas and Mary Jane Simpson Roberts; brother of William A Roberts of Eden Farm, Tarago, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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