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Eric Philip ROBERTS

Regimental number3676
Date of birth16 August 1896
Place of birthPetersburg, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressPeterborough, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, D Roberts, Kitchener Street, Peterborough, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; 3 years in the 24th Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 October 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 33rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Squadron Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date12 September 1896
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 12 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 November 1970
Age at death74
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTS Eric Philip

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