ROBERTS, ARTHUR BERTRAM
12 years with the Colours.
No. 8935. A. B. Roberts – The Buffs.
Arthur Bertram Roberts.
Age 15 years – 3 months.
Next of kin – Father, Arthur Roberts,
Wellington Villa, Shakespeare Road. (Dover assumed as not
Enlisted 9th June 1908.
Home 9/6/08 – 6/9/14.
B.E.F. France 7/9/14 to 2/12/17.
Certificate of education.
Awarded 3rd class 10/6/09.
2nd Class 2/3/11.
Obtained 1st good conduct badge
Joined at Aldershot 10/6/08.
The Buffs 1st Attested and
Posted – Boy 9/6/08.
1st Attained 18 years of age –
1st Appointed unpaid L/Cpl.
1st Reverts (misconduct) Pte.
Killed in action 2nd December
1917. Ex. Force France.
Military character very good. Acting L/Cpl.
for last two months. Hard working, willing to learn and reliable.
Awarded Military Medal 27/10/16.
(The medal was eventually despatched to –
Mrs. L. Richardson, 6, Tot Hill Terrace, The Hill,
Minster, (Ramsgate, Kent – J.)
Mother and Father deceased.
Brother – Edward Stacey Roberts, age 28.
Recently demobilized and present address uncertain, 8, Lennox
St. Weymouth may find him.
Sister. Edith May Atkins (nee Roberts), age
22, Hartley, Rhodesia.
Effects returned, Note case, Comb, 2, Note