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Gilbert James BATES

Regimental number2285
Place of birthHighwycombe England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o C.H. Akhurst, 'Gelencira', Minmi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinBrother, E. Bates, 20 Torbay Mansion, Willesden lane, London, N.W., England
Enlistment date26 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918

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