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Rupert Harrold BATES

Regimental number6970
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCook
AddressPort Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7.75"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Bates, Junction Road, Rosewater, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDischarged 21 July 1920
Discharge date21 July 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 August 1942
Age at death54
Place of burialWaikerie Cemetery, South Australia

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