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James Dawson ROBERTSON

Regimental number9023
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressKaroonda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 0"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Robertson, Karoonda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Helen ROBERTSON
Discharge date1 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 955 2nd Air Mechanic Thomas Dunn ROBERTSON, 2nd Squadron, Australian Flying Ciorps, returned to Australia, 6 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 27 Apri 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 8 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 1 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 August 1922
Age at death26
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (4 West 2), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROBERTSON James Dawson

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