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Henry Elijah BATES

Regimental number4733
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressPO, Torrington, via Deepwater, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 11"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr E Bates, Torrington, via Deepwater, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 January 1920
Discharge date27 August 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 January 1970
Place of burialStanthorpe Cemetery

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