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James Maxwell BATES

Regimental number755
Place of birthMaffra, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressDickenson Farm, Cundel via Taree, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 11"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Bates, Cundel via Taree, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1919
Discharge date7 April 1920
Other details

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

Date of death7 March 1982

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