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John Henry ROBERTS

Regimental number4870
Place of birthGosford New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
AddressWoy Woy, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, C Roberts, Woy Woy, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 February 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialWytschaete Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 7), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Catherine ROBERTS, Fettler, Woy Woy, New South Wales. Native of Gosford
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5101 Pte Richard Charles ROBERTS, 18th Bn, died of wounds, 4 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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