Roberts, Clarence Rupert (Corporal, b.1894 - d.1915)

Unit 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number 2DRL/0465
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Roberts, Clarence Rupert
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/4653
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to the service of 289 Corporal Clarence Rupert Roberts, 8 Battalion, AIF, Egypt, Gallipoli, 1914-1915. Collection consists of a typescript copy of selected extracts from a diary kept by Corporal Roberts during his active service. The extracts deal with the period from 8 December 1914 to July 1915.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 289 Corporal Clarence Rupert Roberts, 8 Battalion AIF, who, on 13 August 1915, died at Malta of wounds received at Lone Pine, Gallipoli. Other biographical details concerning him are: draughtsman; of Ballarat, Victoria; born Mount Egerton, Victoria, 1894; educated at Pleasant Street State School, Ballarat; joined the AIF on 18 August 1914.