Gerald Earnshaw ROBERTS


ROBERTS, Gerald Earnshaw

Service Number: 6881
Enlisted: 25 April 1917, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Greenock, South Australia, 9 September 1892
Home Town: Greenock, Light, South Australia
Schooling: Greenock Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of Wounds, France, 12 May 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery, Somme, France
Plot I, Row D, Grave No. II
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Freeling Boer War, Boxer Rebellion and WW1 Memorial Panel, Freeling War Memorial, Greenock WW1 Honor Roll , Greenock War Memorial Cairn, Kapunda District Honour Board, St Peters Heroes War Memorial, St Peters Spicer Memorial Church Stained Glass Window Honor Roll WW1 (1)
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World War 1 Service

25 Apr 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6881, Adelaide, South Australia
30 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6881, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Oct 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6881, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Melbourne
12 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6881, 48th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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