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David ROBERTS

Regimental number506
Place of birthMirboo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBerwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinS Roberts, Berwick, Victoria
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 28 September 1915
Place of burialNetley Military Cemetery (Church of England Section, Grave No. 1730), Hound, Hampshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Margaret ROBERTS
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1415 Corporal Thomas ROBERTS, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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