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Vallentine BATES

Regimental number1652
Place of birthMount Egerton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGripman
AddressFitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Walter Bates, 155 Westgarth Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 December 1955

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