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William John ROBERTSON

Regimental number6817
Date of birth1882
Place of birthEngland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoachbuilder
Address186 Flood Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Mr J. Robertson, 81 Milton Avenue, East Ham, Essex, England
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date30 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Broodseinde, 4 October 1917.

Returned to Australia; discharged (medically unfit), 30 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 January 1959

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