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Owen ROBERTS

Regimental number580
Place of birthNorth Wales England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
Address'Aidblair', Berwick, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Roberts, Penybryn, Beddgelert, Carnarvonshire,North Wales, England
Enlistment date19 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 RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of disease 21 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot III, row g, Grave No. II), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Jane ROBERTS, Penybryn, Beddgelert, Carnarvon, Wales

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