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Vernon Alfred Charles BATCHELOR

Regimental number26239
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolNubeena State School, Tasmania
ReligionBaptist
OccupationTram conductor
Address202 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs Eva C C M Spaulding, Nubeena, Tasman's Peninsula, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 25, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/135/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death25
Place of burialBirr Cross Road Cemetery, Zillebeke (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 17), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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