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Annie F. Roberts

Staff Nurse

Australian Army Nursing Service

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal
  • Royal Red Cross 2nd Class

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss L. McTaggart
  • Plaque: 963

Additional Info

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Annie Florence Roberts was born in Ballarat and was a Nurse by trade when she enlisted in the Hospital Transport Corps as a Sister on 15 July 1915. She embarked from Australia on the Orsova on December 22nd and sailed to England where she joined the Hospital Ship Kanowna on which she cared for sick and wounded soldiers returning to Australia. She re-embarked on December 26th 1916 aboard the Mooltan, and continued to serve in India and on HS Ellora until the war's end. She was promoted to temporary Matron in February 1918 and eventually returned to Australia on the Eastern in April 1919.

Her brothers, Pte Clarence Rupert Roberts, 8th Battalion, died of wounds, 13 August 1915 (Tree No. 82) and 6883A Corporal David Roberts, 22nd Battalion, returned to Australia November 24th 1919 also served.
Tree No. 3722

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour