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Robert BATES

Regimental number1655
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address57 Victoria Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, Mr J Bates, 57 Victoria Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 June 1971
Age at death81
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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