|Place of birth||Warragul, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Father, James Bruce Robertson, Morwell, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sale, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||37th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/54/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on
|Date of death|
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||Poelcapelle British Cemetery (Plot LV, Row F, Grave No 10), Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Mary ROBERTSON|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 3 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 July 1916.
Found guilty, Larkhill, 5 August 1916, of being absent without leave from midnight, 3 August, till 10 pm, 5 August 1916: awarded 48 hours' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited a total of 3 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 September 1916; taken on strength, 5th Bn, in the field, 1 October 1916.
Found guilty, 21 November 1916, of failing to appear at a place of parade when warned to do so by his superior Officer: awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Tried by Field General Court Martial, in the field, 26 March 1917, on charge of drunkenness: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
Wounded in action, 10 May 1917 (shrapnel wound, left shoulder), and admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 11 May 1917, and then to Ambulance Train No 4; to 9th General Hospital, 11 May 1917, and transferred same day to 2nd Convalescent Depot; to 5th Infantry Base Depot, Etaples, 17 May 1917, and admitted same day to 1st Australian Division Base Depot; marched out to unit, 20 May 1917; rejoined 5th Bn, in the field, 21 May 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 20 September 1917.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalMedal stamps marked 'Returned 10/5/23' (British War Medal); 'Returned 3/12/31' (Victory Medal).