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George Richmond BATES

Regimental number632
Place of birthCharleville Queensland
AddressBoompa via Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Miss Vera Evelyn Helen Bates, Boompa via Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 April 1918
Date of death16 April 1918
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ellen Maria BATES, Boompa, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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