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Regimental number538
Place of birthDevonshire England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFern Tree Gully, Notting Hill, Oakleigh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Batten, West Byfleet Street, Devonshire, England
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 January 1917
Date of death28 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 33), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emma Selina BATTEN, 62 Birchwood Road, West Byfleet, Surrey England. Born at Exmouth, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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