Rupert Oswald ROBERTS

Regimental number2459
Place of birthTooborac Victoria
AddressTooborac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Roberts, Tooborac, Victoria
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tooborac Roll of Honour, Victoria. Parents: Charles and Agnes ROBERTS, Tooborac, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2328Pte Thomas James ROBERTS, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, died of disease, 15 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal