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Robertson-R-H-Pte-620

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Robertson R H    Pte    620    Robert Hill                1 LHR    19    Fireman    Single    Pres       

Address:    Moonee Ponds (NOK)   

Next of Kin:    Robertson, M, mother, Moonee Ponds, Marshall St, 8   

Enlisted:    8 Sep 1914       

Embarked:     A42 Boorara 20 Dec 1914 (Sydney)   

 

Relatives on Active Service:

Robertson-J-Pte-3133 brother

Robertson-T-Pte-192 brother

 

HMAT Boorara at Albany, Western Australian on a homeward journey, 1919.  Courtesy of the Wilson Family.

 

 

Pte. R. H. Robertson, of the 1st Light Horse, Field Ambulance, N. S.W., the youngest son of Mrs. Robertson, of 8 Marshall street, Moonee Ponds, died of wounds in Egypt on 10th January last, at the age of 19 years. He is a brother of Thomas Robertson (returned), and James Robertson (on active service).

 

ROLL OF HONOUR. (1917, August 9). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 5 Edition: Morning. Retrieved May 22, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74603356

 

 

Date of death:  10/01/1917

CWGC:  "Son of Margaret Robertson, of 8, Marshall St., Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australia, and the late

James Robertson. Native of Glasgow, Scotland".

KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

 

War Service Commemorated

 

DEATHS.

Died on Service.

ROBERTSON.-Died of wounds in Egypt, 10th January,

1917, Private R. H. Robertson, 1st Light Horse, Field

Ambulance, N.S.W., youngest son of Mrs. Robertson,

8 Marshall street, Moonee Ponds, and brother of

Tom (returned) and James (on active service), aged

19 years.

 

IN MEMORIAM. ROBERTSON.-In loving memory of R. H.

Robertson (Bob), stretcher bearer, Ist L.H.. F.A. N.S.W.,

who died of wounds in Egypt, 10th January, 1917,

youngest son of Mrs. Robertson, 8 Marshall street,

Moonee Ponds, and brother of Tom (returned) and

James on active service).

Family Notices. (1918, January 17). The Essendon Gazette

and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee

Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2 Edition: Morning.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74604843

 

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