Charles Patrick ROBERTS

Regimental number12/276
Address9 Edwin Street, Newton, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMrs E J Roberts, 35 Greenwood Street, Eden Terrace, Auckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.

Military Medal

'For conspicuous good service. This NCO has done consistently good work throughout an unusually long period of service. He has always set a fine example of devotion to duty. At Crevecoeur on 1st October 1918 when his Company Commander had been killed he performed very valuable service in reorganising and holding together the Company.'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 20 August 1919

Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body