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Hector Loch BATT

Regimental number5971
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway gardener
Address13 Brunswick Road, South Wfe, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bridget Helena Batt, 14 Union Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 21/2/16 & posted to 22nd Bn, 16th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 22nd Bn, 23/3/17.
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death3 May 1917
Age at death31
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 7), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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