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Herbert Thomas BATTERHAM

Regimental number267
Place of birthScone New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressElmo Dalveen, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Thomas Henry Batterham, Elmo Dalveen, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death29 January 1917
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 404), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Henry and Ann BATTERHAM, "Elmo", Dalveen, Queensland. Born at New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: killed in action, awarded VC.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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