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Stephen BATHARD

Regimental number2056
Place of birthDevizes, England
SchoolTrowbridge High School, Wiltshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressYatpool, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 9"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinFather, Stephen Bathard, West Ashton, Trowbridge, Wilts, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMildura, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 May 1915
Date of death17 May 1915
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Memorial 173), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: S.D. and M.J. BATHARD, West Ashton, Trowbridge, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Wounded in action, 8 May 1915 (gun shot wound head); admitted to HS 'Guilford Castle', 13 May 1915; transferred to 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, 17 May 1915.

Died of wounds, 17 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BATHARD Stephen

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