David Roberts

First Name: 
David
Last Name: 
Roberts
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, September 16, 1914
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
13th Battalion
Company: 
G
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Saturday, August 14, 1915
Place of Death: 
Gallipoli
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

David Roberts (Service No 772) was born in Newcastle, N.S.W. around 1887.
When he enlisted he was 27 years old, single, and working as a miner. David's next of kin on his war records was his brother, Robert Roberts, who lived at Thirroul, N.S.W.

David embarked with his Unit on HMAT A 38 Ulysses, from Melbourne, on 22nd December 1914 with G Company, 13th Battalion.
David's records do not state when he arrived on Gallipoli, but he was killed on 14th August 1915. He has no known grave.

David is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, ROBERTS DAVID

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