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Eric Edwin OATES

Regimental number6825
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrover
AddressOonoonba, via Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Oates, Union Street, Gawler, South Australia
Enlistment date23 September 1916
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1919
Discharge date18 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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