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Septimus Archdale ROBERTSON

Date of birth8 July 1880
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationProduce salesman
Address468-474 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height6' 1"
Weight184 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs F Robertson, 175 Cromwell Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military serviceLieutenant 2nd B.I.B. Vict M. Forces 5th V.M.R. Sth Africa Captain 20th (Hodges) A.A.S.C. A.I.F.
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Place of enlistmentN/A
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Train
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 4th Division Train
Promotion date: 30 September 1915

Major


Promotion date: 31 October 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Discharge date22 July 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Castalia', 13 April 1919; discharged (appointment terminated), 22 July 1919.

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

Died as result of an accident.
Date of death1 February 1933
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTSON Septimus Archdale

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