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Frederick Owen BATES

Regimental number2125
Place of birthCoonamble New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBarber
AddressCoonamble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Bates, Coonamble, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2867 Pte Thomas BATES, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 30 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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