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Private Clarence Roberts

Ancestor Details

Ancestor's Name: Clarence (real name Clairabert) Victor Roberts

Ancestor's date of birth: 02/10/1881

Ancestor's date of death: 09/10/1965

Cause of Death: Age related

Service Number: 331

Colony or State of enlistment: NSW Place of Enlistment: Sydney?

Unit: NSW Imperial Bushmen

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: 1900

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): No evidence of post Boer War service

Murray Page: 103

Contingent: Fourth New South Wales

Ship: Armenian, 24/01/1900

Memorial details: Detail not provided

Awards/Decorations: Queen's South Africa Medal with Rhodesia, Transvaal and SA 1901 clasps.

Personal Characteristics: Detail not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Detail not provided

Details of service in war: 1900 - May 1901 in Rhodesia and west Transvaal including capture of de la Rey's convoy and guns at Wildfontein (24 March 1901).

Service and life after the Boer War: Detail not provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Adele May McWhinney, Paddington NSW
Relationship to Ancestor: Granddaughter

 


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