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Charley BATES

Regimental number1875
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Address145 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Thos Bates, 145 Collins Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets (Compulsory Military Training scheme).
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAccidentally killed.
FateDied as a result of accident 28 June 1917
Place of death or woundingBailleul, France
Date of death28 June 1917
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 129), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Margaret and the late Thomas BATES, 50 Hampden Road, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania

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