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Regimental number2188
Place of birthTaymount, Perthshire, Scotland
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Robartson, Glenorchy, Stanley Perthshire, Scotland
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915
Date of death14 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAtherton Cemetery (Presbyterian Section, Plot 2/25), Queensland (renamed Samuel Dansie Park Pioneer Cemetery, Atherton, Qld)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Headstone inscription reads: 'He served the call of the Homeland'. Parents: James and Janet ROBERTSON. Native of Stanley, Perth, Scotland
Other details

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

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