Ralph ROBERTSON

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ROBERTSON, Ralph

Service Number: 307
Enlisted: 26 October 1914, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Trumpeter
Last Unit: 5th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Edinburgh, Scotland, 1886
Home Town: Tamworth, Tamworth Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Warrenda Park School, Edinburgh, Scotland
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row K, Grave 17 Chaplain J.K. Miller officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trumpeter, SN 307, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
21 Dec 1914: Involvement SN 307, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Dec 1914: Embarked SN 307, 5th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Persic, Sydney
28 Jun 1915: Involvement SN 307, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Ralph and Grace Robertson of 13 Thirlestane Lane, Edinburgh, Scotland

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Had previously served with the 9th Royal Scots Highlanders Regiment