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John Joseph ROBERTS

Regimental number544
Place of birthBlayney New South Wales
OccupationMail contractor
AddressKembla, 23 Dixon Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada Jane Roberts, Adelaide Street, Blayney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 16 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 36), Neuvo-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Florence ROBERTS; husband of A.J. ROBERTS, Bothwell, Tasmania. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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