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William James BATT

Regimental number4138
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolHindmarsh State School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBolevar, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Miss H Batt C/o Mrs White, Port Road, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death6 April 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSever Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 8), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah Adelaide BATT. Native of Hindmarsh, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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