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Arthur William BATES

ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
AddressVictoria Barracks, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs F Bates, 3 Darling Street, Parade, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Group
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 18 May 1918
Family/military connectionsNephews: [2632] Lt Hugo Frederick STACH, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919; 898 Pte Vincent Alexander STACH, 2nd Bn, died of wounds, 26 April 1915.
Other details

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

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