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Valentine William ROBERTSON

Regimental number7303
Place of birthSt. Lawrence, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWalkerston via Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5'4.25"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, J J Robertson, Walkerston via Mackay, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Place of enlistmentMackay, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Mary Jane ROBERTSON
Discharge date2 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kashmir', 9 March 1919; arrived Melbourne, 23 April 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 2 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 November 1929
Age at death39
Place of burialMackay Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTSON Valentine William

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