Robert M. Serjeant Jnr
Robert M. Serjeant was the only son of Theo and Alice Serjeant, and grandson of famed mine manager Robert Malachy Serjeant (1829-1902). Robert Serjeant was a past student of the Ballarat School of Mines (SMB), and at the time of his World War One enlistment he had just finished an electrical course, and was working as a junior member of the SMB Department of Electricity. Robert Sergeant enlisted in December 1914.
Corporal Serjeant (2138) of the 8th Battalion, died of wounds received in action at Gallipoli on 29 April 1915, aged 20. He was buried at sea and his name is listed at the Lone Pine Memorial. A brown paper parcel of Robert Serjeant's belongings was returned to his parents. It contained his discs, wrist-watch (damaged), notebook, hymn book and letters. 
The Ballarat Courier reported: 'He was of quiet disposition, and a great student, devoting himself closely to his work.'
Robert Serjeant is recognised in the Ballarat Avenue of Honour and his name is inscribed in the Ballarat School of Mines Honor book. Robert M. Serjeant's name is listed on the Lone Pine Memorial.
- Photographs of Corporal R. Sergeant and Sergeant H. Dixon, with a group of the officers and the Miners' Corps, among whom are several School of Mines students, have been hung in the Common Room at the School. The group was repesented by Professor Mica Smith. 
- ↑ http://guerin.ballarat.edu.au/aasp/is/library/collections/art_history/honour-roll/honourroll_Sergeant,R.shtml
- ↑ Ballarat Star, 26 July 2016.
--C.K.Gervasoni 13:46, 20 July 2012 (EST)