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Full Name
Owen Henry Roberts
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Owen Henry
Surname
Roberts
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/1632
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
H.J. Roberts (father), Patea, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
78 Bell Street, Wanganui, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll
620
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
26 May 1915
Age at Death
20
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Addolorata Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
E. EA. A. 642.
Biographical Notes
Owen Roberts was the son of Henry James and Maria Roberts, of Leicester St., Patea, New Zealand. Born at Wanganui.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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