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Frederick William BATCHELOR

Regimental number2562
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFrench polisher
Address16 Nichol Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, C J Bachelor, 16 Nichol Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 17/6/15 - 13th Bn, 8th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 13th Bn, 23/10/15. Wounded on 3 occasions: 7/8/16 (Pozieres), 10/7/17 (Messines), and - mortally - 22/2/18.
FateDied of wounds 24 February 1918
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death24 February 1918
Age at death27
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 38), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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