|Place of birth||Wurdi-Boluc, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Mansion, Winchelsea, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Stephen Batson, Mansion, Winchelsea, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/13/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||15th Light Horse Regiment|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Enlisted 7/2/16 & posted to 8th Light Horse, 17th Reinforcements. Subsequently joined 3rd Battalion, Camel Corps, and transferred to 15 Light Horse on 1 July 1918. Died of pneumonia.|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death||25|
|Place of burial||Cairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row O, Grave No. 306), Egypt|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Palestine.
Marched into 3rd Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 11 June 1916.
Transferred to Imperial Camel Corps, 1 July 1916, and taken on strength of No 11 Company, Imperial Camel Corps, the same day.
Taken on strength of 3rd Anzac Bn, Imperial Camel Bde, 11 November 1916.
Evacuated to hospital, El Arish, 29 December 1916 (pleurisy); admitted to No 14 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 10 January 1917; transferred to Convalescent Depot, Abbassia, 15 January 1917; discharged, 8 February 1917, and marched into Australia and New Zealand Reserve Bde, Imperial Camel Corps, Abbassia, 9 February 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 16 February 1917; rejoined No 11 Company, 3rd Anzac Bn, Imperial Camel Corps, El Arish, 17 February 1917.
Evacuated to hospital, Sinai Peninsula, 29 March 1917 (pleurisy); to No 14 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 10 April 1917; to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 5 June 1917; discharged, 13 June 1917, and marched into Australia and New Zealand Reserve Imperial Camel Corps Bde, Abbassia, the same day.
Found guilty, 22 June 1917, of while on active service, being absent from 0700 parade, 17 June 1917: award, admonished.
Proceeded to unit, 4 July 1917; rejoined 3rd Anzac Bn, Imperial Camel Corps, El Shabith, 5 July 1917.
Transferred to, and taken on strength of 15th Light Horse, 1 July 1918, due to re-organisation.
To Rest Camp, Port Said, 29 July 1919; rejoined 15th Light Horse, 10 August 1918.
Evacuated to hospital, 2 October 1918 (pneumonia); admitted to No 31 General Hospital, Abbassia, 11 October 1918; dangerously ill, 13 October 1918.
Died, 14 October 1918 (pneumonia).
Buried by Chaplain A.P. Durant, 17 October 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BATSON Arthur Stanley|