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William Henry ROBERTS

Regimental number2331
Place of birthKingsborough, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKingsborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Laura MacDonald, Wolfram Camp, Queensland
Enlistment date10 March 1915
Place of enlistmentInnisfail, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 1
Date: 2 January 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, Croix de Guerra (Belgium), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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