ROBERTS, Stephen Richard Harricks

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Original items held by the Army Museum of Western Australia

Colonel Stephen Richard Harricks Roberts
Conflict Second Anglo-Boer War
World War 1
Service Arm Colonial Forces
Citizen Military Force
Australian Imperial Force
Unit 5th Battalion Goldfields Infantry Brigade; D Squadron, 8th Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse; 11th Infantry Battalion
Service No.
Service Arm Army
Date of Birth 15 November 1874
Date of Death 14 September 1943
Relatives Father - William Roberts
Mother - Susan Harricks

Personal information

While working for the Post office - 1890 onwards

This page is part of a Nominal Roll that is a Register of Western Australian Officers in Colonial Forces 1902 as they transitioned into the Commonwealth Forces. The longest serving officer was appointed on 1 November 1878 and the latest entry for promotion is the 18 April 1905. There are a total of 162 entries.
Stephen Roberts rose through the ranks in the 5th Battalion WA Infantry Brigade in the Goldfields.

While serving with D Squadron 8th Australian Commonwealth Horse - 1902

This soldier has been researched by The Australians in the Boer War Database Project. Information can be accessed on this link.
Stephen Roberts

While serving with the 11th Battalion - 1914

World War 1 Postcards and letters sent home while serving with the 11th Battalion

Commendations and Certificates

Soldier's Pay Book

Newspaper clippings

After World War 1

booklet 'The Postmaster' dated 27 February 1937

booklet 'The Postmaster' dated 31 October 1938