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Horace Clement Hugh * ROBERTSON

Date of birth29 October 1894
Other NamesROBERTSON, Horace Clement Hugh~
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSoldier
AddressKia Ora, Barkly Street, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Robertson, State School No 1601, Oakleigh, Victoria
Enlistment date3 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board TRANSPORT A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

Major


Unit: Staff Force in Egypt
Promotion date: 3 May 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Order of the Nile, 3rd Class


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33
Date: 1 April 1920

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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