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William Henry BATES

Regimental number3267
Place of birthKempsey New South Wales
AddressGin Gin, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinFather, Joseph Carson Bates, Wallaville, Gin Gin, Queensland
Enlistment date24 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 24/5/17 - 41st Bn, 8th Reinforcements. Died of cerebro-spinal meningitis.
FateDied of disease 24 August 1917
Date of death24 August 1917
Age at death42
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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