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William ROBERTSON

Regimental number26
Place of birthGreenock Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway porter
Addressc/o Mrs Wall, Glebe Street, Windsor, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinDuncan Robertson, 5 Rath Street, Greenock, Scotland
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A27 Southern on 23 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1919)

FateReturned to Australia 7 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Middle East

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 June 1971
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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