Biography

Birth date: 31 July 1880
Birth place: Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Death date: 19 July 1916
Death place: France
Final rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Unit: 53rd Australian Infantry Battalion

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Date of Death: 19 July 1916
  • Unit: 53rd Australian Infantry Battalion

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Major
  • Date of embarkation: 25 June 1915
  • Place of embarkation: Sydney

Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Files

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Unit: 53rd Australian Infantry Battalion

Collection Items

Private Record (1)

Roth, Louis Carl, MC (Captain, b.1893 - d.1918) 1DRL/0554

Private Record

Roth, Louis Carl, MC (Captain, b.1893 - d.1918)

Collection relating to the service of Captain Louis Carl Roth, MC, 22 Battalion & 2 Pioneer Battalion, Australia, at sea, Egypt, Gallipoli, England, Western Front, 1914-1918. Collection consists of photostat copies of approximately 110 letters written by Captain Roth to various members of his...

1DRL/0554

Timeline

Date of birth 1880-07-31
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1915-03-01 Appointed major with the 5th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion.
Date of embarkation 1915-06-25
Date promoted 1916-02-01 Appointed lieutenant colonel.
Other units 1916-02-01 Appointed Commanding Officer of the 22nd Battalion.
Other units 1916-02-28 Taken on strength to command the 53rd Battalion.
Date of death 1916-07-19