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Claude John BATEMAN

Regimental number391
Place of birthPlantation 'Blankenburg', Demerara, British Guiana
SchoolCounty School, St Marys, Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Francis Bateman, Wain, Fleet, Lincolnshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death22 June 1915 ; secondary dod: 02/06/1915
Age at death32
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 24), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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