ROBERTS, Stephen Richard Harricks
|Original items held by the Army Museum of Western Australia|
|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|
|Date of Birth||15 November 1874|
|Date of Death||14 September 1943|
|Relatives||Father - William Roberts
Mother - Susan Harricks
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.
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
After World War 1
booklet 'The Postmaster' dated 27 February 1937
booklet 'The Postmaster' dated 31 October 1938