William John ROBERTSON

ROBERTSON, William John

Service Number: 6817
Enlisted: 29 May 1916, Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: England, 1882
Home Town: Leichhardt, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Schooling: England
Occupation: Coachbuilder
Died: 27 January 1959, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: New South Wales Garden of Remembrance (Rookwood Necropolis)
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World War 1 Service

29 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6817, 7th Infantry Battalion, Sydney, NSW
17 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 6817, 7th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: SS Port Napier embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
17 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, 6817, 7th Infantry Battalion, SS Port Napier, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John and E ROBERTSON, 81 Milton Avenue, East Ham, Essex, England

Willam saw service in France and was wounded on 4th October 1917 at Broodsinde and returned to Australia and was discharged as medically unfit 30 August 1918.

He was a retired window cleaner residing at Queenscliffe NSW at the time of his death.