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Bertram Leslie BATTEN

Regimental number6955
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBallarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Millie Batten c/o Mrs Gates, 4 Selwin Street, Canterbury, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed with the 3rd Engineers and the 23rd Battalion
Enlistment date19 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 10), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
98
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Christ Church Anglican Cathedral Roll of Honour, Ballarat, Victoria. Father: William Henry BATTEN; Wife: Mary M. BATTEN, 114 Grey Street, East Melbourne, Australia. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 57 Bertie BATTEN for first period of service.

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