|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||118 Ifould Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||40|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs M Bateman, 118 Ifould Street, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 11 February 1916 (rash on back; discharged to duty, 3 March 1916.
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 7 March 1916 (eczema); transferred to No 4 Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 22 March 1916 (acne and eczema); discharged, 4 April 1916 (scabies).
Taken on strength, 48th Bn, 26 April 1916.
Admitted to 12th Field Ambulance, 1 May 1916 (acne), and transferred to 54th Casualty Clearing Station (furunculosis); rejoined Bn, 16 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.
Admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 23 June 1916 (acne vulgaris); transferred to 12th Casualty Clearing Station, 24 June 1916 (boils); to Ambulance Train No 25, and admitted to 8th Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 30 June 1916; transferred to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 1 July 1916; discharged to duty, 3 July 1916; marched in to Base Depot, Etaples, 5 July 1916.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 2 December 1916 (ulcer), and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station; to 22nd General Hospital, Camiers, 4 December 1916 (corneal ulcer); to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 7 December 1916; to 4th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 10 December 1916; proceeded to join Bn from 4th Division Headquarters, 9 February 1917.
Admitted to hospital, 14 February 1917 (no further details recorded); rejoined 4th Division Headquarters, 17 March 1917.
Admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 6 October 1917 (nephritis), and transferred to 10th Casualty Clearing Station, and then to Ambulance Train; admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Boulogne, 9 October 1917; transferred to England, 12 October 1917, and admitted to Kitchener War Hospital, Brighton, 13 October 1917; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 24 October 1917; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 30 October 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 21 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne (nephritis); discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 28 March 1918.
War service: 2 years 244 days (of which 2 years 109 days were abroad)
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalCause of death: tuberculosis
|Date of death|
|Age at death||53|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Row 9 West, Grave 14), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BATEMAN John Alfred|