Biography

Birth date: 2 November 1861
Birth place: United Kingdom: England, Cheshire
Death date: 8 September 1941
Death place: Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 8th Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of embarkation: 19 October 1914
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Collection Items

Private Record (1)

Roberts, Clarence Rupert (Corporal, b.1894 - d.1915) 2DRL/0465

Private Record

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...

2DRL/0465

Timeline

Date of birth 1861-11-02
Date promoted 1914-08-19 Appointed Lieutenant Colonel.
Other units 1914-08-19 Commanding Officer 8 Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1914-10-19
Other 1915-09-30 AIF appointment terminated.
Other units 1916-05-04 Reappointed Officer Commanding Troops 'Port Lincoln'.
Date returned to Australia 1916-07-01
Other 1916-08-07 AIF appointment terminated.
Date of death 1941-09-08