2364 William Henry ROBERTS

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

Hospitalised sick twice

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Private Roberts (top centre) pictured with the 6th quota (22nd Battalion) of returnees to Australia, taken in Belgium in February 1919. Photograph courtesy of Jennie Marshall and the Lieut. Harricks collection.

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
8th August 1919 Australia Discharged
29th May 1919 Australia Disembarked the ‘Castalia’.
13th April 1919 England Returned from Devonport to Australia on ‘Castalia’
12th February 1919 France Embarked Le Havre for Weymouth
4th January 1919 France Re-joined Unit
11th December 1918 France Discharged from hospital
12th November 1918 France To 6th AFA hospital sick
3rd September 1918 France Re-joined battalion
7th July 1918 France Discharged to Base Depot
23rd June 1918 France Transferred to 10th General Hospital, Rouen
12th June 1918 France To hospital sick – boil right thigh
22nd November 1917 Belgium Re-joined Battalion
16th November 1917 England Proceeded to France from Southampton
17th June 1917 England Absent without leave- forfeit of 13 days pay
2nd November 1916 England Marched into No.1 Command Depot Perham Down from Weymouth
5th September 1916 England Discharged from hospital
30th July 1916 England Admitted Rust Hall VAD Hospital, Tunbridge Wells – gas and shock
29th July 1916 France Embarked on Hospital Ship ‘Dieppe’ at Calais for England
27th July – 4th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – gas and shell shock
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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