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Horace William BATEMAN

Regimental number565
Other NamesWilliam Horace
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMoss Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Bateman, Moss Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 December 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)see other
Date of death8 December 1915
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 2), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3756 Sergeant Vernon BATEMAN, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919; 564 Lt Herbert Pearson BATEMAN, 28th Bn, killed in action, 3 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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