Ernest Ambrose (Nullah) ROBERTS

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ROBERTS, Ernest Ambrose

Service Number: 418
Enlisted: 16 May 1915, Enlisted at Holsworthy, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, 1872
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Solicitor
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 17 September 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row H, Grave 5
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 418, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Holsworthy, NSW
13 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 418, 12th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
13 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 418, 12th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
29 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Trooper, 7th Light Horse Regiment, In the field
17 Sep 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 418, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Husband of Elsie Roberts c/- A.J. Mc Lachlan, Solicitors, King/George Streets, Sydney, NSW. Father of two children

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

Described by fellow soldiers as being well known and well liked who had played football

Also served in the Kings School Cadets where he was described as a good horseman and a good shot