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Arthur GATES

Regimental number4787
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolMacarthur St State School, Ballarat,Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
Address505 Neil Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr H Gates, 505 Neil Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1919
Place of death or woundingEstaires, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Martha GATES, 505 Neil Street, Ballarat, Victoria

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