Sydney Beresford ROBERTSON

Date of birth28 October 1886
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
AddressQuarry Street, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinRev Joseph Robertson, Quarry Street, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as an Intelligence Officer, 1st Military District (Queensland), 1912-14.
Enlistment date23 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Honorary Major)
Unit name9th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 S.S. Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion


Unit: 9th Battalion
Promotion date: 20 August 1914


Unit: 9th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 January 1915

FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 39), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Catherine ROBERTSON, 49 Redunyre Road, Strathfield, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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