Charles Henry ROBERTS

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ROBERTS, Charles Henry

Service Number: 3199
Enlisted: 25 August 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Gympie, Queensland, 1 July 1890
Home Town: Gympie, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk/Draper's assistant
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 20 September 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gympie & Widgee War Memorial Gates, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3199, 25th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Queensland
30 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3199, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
30 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3199, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3199, 25th Infantry Battalion, Menin Road

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Biography

"...3199 Private Charles Henry Roberts, 25th Battalion, of Gympie, Qld... A draper's assistant prior to enlisting in October 1915, Pte Roberts embarked from Brisbane with the 7th Reinforcements aboard HMAT Itonus (A50) on 30 December 1915. He was killed in action on 20 September 1917 at the battle of Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium. Pte Roberts was 27 years of age." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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