|Unit||8th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm.|
Roberts, Clarence Rupert
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/4653|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Roberts, Clarence Rupert (Corporal, b.1894 - d.1915)
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.
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.