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Regimental number22786
Place of birthKirkcaldy, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFurniture salesman
Address30 Station Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 9.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, S Bates, 47 Seymour House, Compton Street, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1919
Discharge date2 April 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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