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Arthur BATES

Regimental number1005
Place of birthWalworth, London, England
SchoolCator Street London County Council School, Peckham, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia12
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressAlstonville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFriend, Pearson Crawford, Uralba Road, Alstonville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of disease 11 September 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Date of death11 September 1917
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCamberwell (Forest Hill Road) Cemetery (55. 25049), London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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