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John BATH

Regimental number1635
Place of birthYongala, South Australia
SchoolState School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFisherman
AddressRenmark, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Bath, Renmark, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Date of death2 April 1917
Age at death33
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Sp. Mem. A. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Russell and Mary Ann BATH, Renmark, South Australia. Born at Yongala, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3 in AIF; 91 Pte Thomas BATH, 21st Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919; others yet to be identified.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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