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Harry Joseph BATES

Regimental number27534
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationIron worker
Address10 Dwyer Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, H Bates, 10 Dwyer Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military service55th Infantry
Enlistment date4 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 12, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 17 April 1920
Discharge date1 February 1921
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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