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Alfred Egbert ROBERTS

Date of birth3 October 1884
Place of birthNukualofa, Tonga
AddressVaihold, Boggabilla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 10"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinBrother, H.D. Roberts, as above
Previous military serviceC.M.S.C.C. 1st Batt 1907 acted A + I Staff Cadets 1908
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Place of enlistmentN/A
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 21 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment

Quartermaster & Honorary Captain

Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 12 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1919
Discharge date15 September 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 28 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 March 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; appointment terminated, Sydney, 15 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 July 1931
Age at death46
Place of burialMoree Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTS Alfred Egbert

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