Hubert Charles ROBERTSON MM

ROBERTSON, Hubert Charles

Service Number: 968
Enlisted: 2 September 1914, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Staff Sergeant Major
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Cardiff, Wales, 27 January 1880
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Drover
Died: Natural causes (Pulmonary Fibrosis due to TB), Buncombe, North Carolina, USA, 17 October 1960, aged 80 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 968, Melbourne, Victoria
7 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 968, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 968, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Palermo, Melbourne
5 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 968, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
24 Oct 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 968, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, GSW (left shoulder and lung) - at Tasmania Post
4 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Staff Sergeant Major, SN 968, 4th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Dave Rees

"...968 Sergeant Hubert Charles Robertson MM, 4th Australian Light Horse Regiment. Sgt Robertson had previously served in the Cape Mounted Riflemen, a South African military unit, during the Boer War. (In the attached image) he is seen wearing the Queens's South African campaign medal. A small badge in the form of the letter "A" on unit colour patch denotes that the wearer had taken part in the 1915 Gallipoli campaign." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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