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Edward Kirk BATTEN

Regimental number119
Place of birthWaratah, Tasmania
Other NamesEdward Kitto
ReligionMethodist
OccupationAssayer
AddressZeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret E Middap, 12 Whyte Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1019 Sapper Richard John Bowden BATTEN, 3rd Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 8 August 1919.

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