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Regimental number7461
Place of birthBellview Terrace, Eagle Junction, Queensland
OccupationHorse driver
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs E J Metcalfe, Albion Street, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date6 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname Bavister
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isiah and Emma Jane BAVISTER; Wife: Margaret Mary BAVISTER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 July 1938
Age at death49
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland

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