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John Thomas BATES

Regimental number6962
Place of birthWest Guildford, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
AddressHigginsville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinStep-Brother, Jos Law Davis, Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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