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Benjamin John ROBERTS

Regimental number583
Place of birthMoorooduc Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressMornington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John William Roberts, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919

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