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Edward John BATES

Regimental number6958
Place of birthNewry, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMaffra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs V A Bates, Creswick Street, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Date of death1 October 1972
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery

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