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Harry ROBERTS #50278

Harry Roberts

Indigenous Australian, Harry ROBERTS, 5th Light Horse Regiment. Trooper Harry ROBERTS, a stockman was born at Huntley Station near Clermont, Qld in April 1887 to William Roberts, a Scotsman and Annie. One of five children, Harry volunteered to serve with the first AIF in January 1918. Harry trained both at Rifle Range Camp, Enoggera and … Read more

John Horner LEWIS #50276

1st Reinforcements Queensland

Indigenous Australian John LEWIS, 11th Light Horse Regiment. Trooper John Lewis was born at Tilbaroo Station, Qld. in 1890. An experienced horse breaker he was keen to volunteer to serve with the first AIF in April 1918. John Lewis was initially assigned to the 1st Reinforcements Queensland and departed from Sydney on board the troopship … Read more