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Regimental number21407
Place of birthSouthhampton, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Craighleigh', Peel Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M J Robertson, 82 Ford's Park Road, Canningtown, London E, England
Previous military serviceExporation of service
Enlistment date16 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36A/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Caroline (?) ROBERTSON
Discharge date24 June 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kenilworth Castle', 12 March 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 22 May 1918, for onward travel to Brisbane; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 24 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 March 1939
Age at death56
Place of burialEast London Cemetery, England
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTSON William

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