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Albert BATES

Regimental number3004
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolDrummoyne Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTrade packer
Address34 Renwick Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J H Bates, 34 Renwick Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces and Militia.
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Date of death2 September 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 41), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Field of Mars Cemetery, Ryde, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parent: James Henry (d. 8 October 1916) and Mary Jane BATES, 34 Renwick Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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