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Clarence Roberts

Corporal

8th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss E. Williams
  • Plaque: 82

Additional Info

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Biography

Clarence Roberts, a Ballarat-born Architectural Draughtsman by trade, enlisted in the 8th Infantry Battalion on 18 August 1914. According to the Medical Officer's report dated 13 August 1915, Private Roberts died of septicaemia* during his stay in the Valetta Military Hospital in Malta due to shell wounds to the leg and a gunshot wound to the foot received in action. Tree No. 82

  • Septicaemia is caused when certain bacteria get into the bloodstream.

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