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Reginald Albert John ROBERTS

Regimental number4196
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
OccupationMining engineer
Address225 Pakington Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, John Albert W Roberts, 225 Pakington Street, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 6, Field Ambulance 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'Served as a stretcher bearer with 6th Australian Field Ambulance on GALLIPOLI. As private clerk and since November, 1916 as Sergeant Clerk to A.D.M.S., this N.C.O. has rendered splendid service ensuring correctness of returns and routine office work. This work has always been arduous, entailing long hours and extreme care, but by constant application and conspicuous ability Sergeant ROBERTS has overcome all difficulties rendering great assistance in the smooth running o the administration.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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