Private Roy Henderson Robertson

Service number 1765
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Scarborough
Death Date 1915-11-07
Death Place Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Gallipoli Peninsula
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private Roy Henderson Robertson (1765, 20th Battalion) was a shop assistant from Scarborough, NSW. He enlisted in June 1915, claiming to be 18 years old. Roy was killed in action at Russell's Top, Gallipoli, on 7 November. His name is recorded on a memorial at Walker's Ridge Cemetery, Gallipoli. After the war his brother, James L. Robertson, who served with the 45th Battalion, wrote that Roy was 16 years 4 months when he died.



Date of enlistment 01 June 1915
Date of embarkation 19 June 1915
Date of death 07 November 1915
Date of fate 07 November 1915