Benjamin ROEBUCK


ROEBUCK, Benjamin

Service Number: 5178
Enlisted: 19 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Honley, England, 18 November 1878
Home Town: Harvey, Harvey, Western Australia
Schooling: St. Marys C of E
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 12 August 1916, aged 37 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Harvey & Wokalup Roll of Honour Board 2, Harvey War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5178, 16th Infantry Battalion
31 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5178, 16th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
31 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5178, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Fremantle

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