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William ROBERTSON

Regimental number253
Place of birthGympie Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressGympie, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, William Gillespie Robertson, Craig Street, Redhill, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date6 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateDied of disease 5 September 1916
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 203), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
27
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William ROBERTSON and Margaret WHITE, his wife, Methyr Road, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Gympie, Queensland

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