Born: 3 November 1887.
Family: The fifth child of George and Elizabeth Roberts of 20 Claypit Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Herbert married Ethel Brereton in 1920.
Civilian Occupation: He was employed as a postman and appears to have also had a part time job as a delivery driver for a local baker.
Residence: 20 Claypit Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
Died: In 1928 aged 40.
Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps
Service Number: T4/042365
Date of Enlistment: 7 January 1915
Date of Discharge: 11 May 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation
Other Information: Herbert was mentioned in despatches whilst serving in Mesopotamia – ‘deserving of special mention for distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty’ – gazetted in the London Gazette 5 June 1919 edition 31386 page 7240.