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William James ROBERTSON

Regimental number173
Place of birthShetland Islands, United Kingdom
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Robertson, Lerwick East Gell Shetland, Scotland
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of disease 9 March 1914
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 171), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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