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Walter James BATH

Regimental number14
Place of birthWalcha New South Wales
SchoolWalcha State School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressRangers Vale, Walcha Road via Walcha, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, H C Bath, Rangers Vale, Walcha Road via Walcha, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death7 June 1917
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 9), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Charles and Jane BATH, Walcha Road, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2525 Pte Henry Thomas BATH, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 23 September 1918; 2567 Warrant Officer II Leslie Arthur BATH, 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 August 1919; 2527 Pte William Henry BATH, 33rd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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