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Thomas BATES

Regimental number2867
Place of birthCoonamble New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShearer
AddressCoonamble West, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Bates, Coonamble West, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 30 August 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2125 Pte Frederick Owen BATES, 54th Bn, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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