2362 Albert Edward ROBERTS

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company C Company
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action twice – incl Pozieres

Hospitalised sick twice

District Court Martial

*shell shock; gassed; trench foot

Summary of Private Roberts WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455 

Date Location Event
27th July 1920 Australia Discharged
8th September 1919 England Returned to Australia on ‘Varanga’
4th July 1919 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
2nd May 1919 England Absent without leave. Forfeit of 24 days pay.
17th February 1919 England Released from detention to Bulford
8th November 1918 England District Court Martial. Sentence 130 days detention.
10th August 1918 England Absent without leave, Longbridge Deverill
14th June 1918 England Absent without leave, Hurdcott – forfeit of 22 days pay
22nd April 1918 England Discharged from hospital to No.3 Command Depot, Hurdcott
12th April 1918 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford
30th March 1918 England Admitted to Ontario Military Hospital, Orpington Kent suffering from gas poisoning
30th March 1918 France Embarked on HS ‘Ville de Liege’ for England
25th March 1918 France Transferred to 30th General Hospital Calais
22nd March 1918 Belgium Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – gassed. Admitted to 5th AFA
9th January 1918 Belgium Rejoined Battalion
3rd January 1918 England Proceeded to Le Havre and France from Longbridge Deverill via Southampton
26th November 1917 England Transferred to Longbridge Deverill
23rd October 1917 England Discharged from hospital to No.1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
7th October 1917 England Admitted to Tidworth Military Hospital with tonsillitis
24th September 1917 England Sick to Brigade Hospital with tonsillitis at Perham Down
14th July 1917 England Marched in to Perham Down from No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
30th March 1917 England Overstaying leave in London – forfeit of 8 days pay
5th December 1916 England Discharged from hospital to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
20th November 1916 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Southall suffering with Trench Feet
15th November 1916 England Admitted to Beaufort War Hospital, sick
14th November 1916 France Embarked at Le Havre on HS ‘Asturias’ for England with oedema of feet (Trench Feet)
10th November 1916 France To hospital sick – trench feet
20th September 1916 France Rejoined Unit
30th August 1916 France Admitted to 35 CCS – shell shock
6th August 1916 France Admitted to 1st Anzac Rest Station – neurasthenia
27th July – 4th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – shell shock
14th July 1916 France Transferred back to 22nd Battalion
11th July 1916 France Absent without Leave in the field – forfeit of 30 days pay
12th May 1916 France Transferred to Trench Mortar Battery
26th March 1916 France Disembarked at Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join BEF from Alexandria
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength at Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Embarked Melbourne on RMS ‘Osterley’
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into depot

 

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