The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment
Lieut. Robert James Roberts, D.C.M.
Soldiers of the First World War database entry - R.J. Roberts
Lieut. Robert James Roberts, D.C.M. (Nov. 1918)
- Educated at Public School, Backburn
- Prior service; 2 years 301 days, 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Joined Imperial Forces March 1904. Discharged on transfer to The R.C.R.
- Service in the ranks of The R.C.R. from 11 Jan 1907
- Served in Bermuda with The R.C.R. 1914-15, rank Colour Sergeant
- R.C.R. regimental numbers 9151 and 477782
- SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1 JANUARY, 1917; Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal - 477782 C.S.M. R. J. Roberts, R. Can. R.
- Granted Temporary Commission with The R.C.R., 4 Aug 1918
- SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 24 AUGUST, 1918; The undermentioned to be temp. Lts.:- 6 Aug. 1918., Nova Scotia Regt.; No. 477782 Co. Serjt.-Maj. R. J. Roberts, D.C.M.
Canadian Virtual War Memorial:
Distinguished Conduct Medal Citation: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 13 FEBRUARY, 1917
477782 C./S./M. R. J. Roberts, R. Can. R. - For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has performed consistent good work throughout, and has at all times set a splendid example.
Date of Birth - 1 Mar 1886