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John Robertson


4th Light Horse Regiment

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss I. Garnham
  • Plaque: 147

Additional Info

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John Comber Robertson was born at Ensay, Victoria. At his working age he became a Railway Porter. Upon enlistment at Broadmeadows, Victoria, on 19 August 1914, he was a single 19 year old. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914. He was admitted to hospital for Diarrhoea 6/8/15 and disembarked from Alexandria. He rejoined his regiment at Anzac 6/11/15. He received a promotion of Lance Corporal 2/9/16. Returned to Australia 15 January 1919.
Tree No. 147

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour