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William ROBERTSON

Regimental number167
Place of birthCardiff, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMusician
Address113 Stanley Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMrs Matilda Baines, 113 Stanley Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service5 years R.A.G.A. (Bandsman) 2 years I.L.H. (Africa)
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Place of enlistmentIpswich, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSergeant (Trumpeter)
Unit name26th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Discharge date4 May 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board A 'Balmoral Castle', 1 February 1918; disembarked Sydney, 28 March 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 4 May 1918.

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

Death not attributed to war service.
Date of death18 May 1938
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTSON William

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