Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: 11th Australian Infantry Battalion

Service: Australian Army

Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918

Conflict eligibility date:  First World War, 1914-1921

The official commencement and cut-off dates for inclusion in the Roll of Honour and the Commemorative Roll.

Read more

Date of death: 6 August 1915

Place of death: Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey

Cause of death: Killed in action

Age at death: 28

Place of association: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Alexander John Robertson's name is located at 63 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Plan of Commemorative area showing which panel the name Alexander John Robertson's is located

Roll of Honour name projection

Alexander John Robertson's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sun 12 June, 2016 at 2:45 am
  • Sun 24 July, 2016 at 3:43 am
  • Thu 8 September, 2016 at 9:46 pm
  • Thu 3 November, 2016 at 1:25 am
  • Sat 7 January, 2017 at 10:26 pm
  • Thu 9 March, 2017 at 9:56 pm
  • Sat 29 April, 2017 at 3:54 am
  • Mon 12 June, 2017 at 1:08 am
  • Mon 24 July, 2017 at 12:23 am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

Read more about the Roll of Honour name projections

Personal Service Records

For information on the service records of those who served in the First World War please see Australian Service Records from World War I on the National Archives of Australia website.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

Roll of honour certificates are available from the Orientation Gallery for $5.40 each.

Print a Roll of Honour certificate
Internal use only