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

Unit 8th Australian Infantry Battalion
Places
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
Description

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.