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Frederick Stanley BATTAMS

Regimental number2873
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEyre Street, South Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Daniel Battams, Eyre Street, South Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1916
Place of enlistmentBroken Hill, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 14 September 1916 - 50th Bn, 7th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 50th Bn, 2 April 1917.
FateKilled in Action 18 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death18 July 1917
Age at death23
Place of burialPloegsteert Wood Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 8), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
150
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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