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Albert Thomas BATTEN

Regimental number4751
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School, Beechworth, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCrawford Street, Beechworth, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Cavanagh, Crawford Street, Beechworth, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death3 August 1916
Age at death22.4
Place of burialBoulogne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 165), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
165
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Emily BATTEN, Crawford Street, Beechworth, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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