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John James BATES

Regimental number4061
Place of birthBourke New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLouth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Bates, Louth PO, Louth, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Service Medal (altered to Military Medal)

Recommendation date: 25 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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