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Reuben BATEUP

Regimental number1411
Place of birthGunning New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressDinds Hotel, Fitzroy Street, Millsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian Bateup, Dinds Hotel, Fitzroy Street, Millsons Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Medals

Military Medal

'This N.C.O. showed great dash and bravery during the counter-attack of morning 15th April in front of LAGNICOURT. He led his men gallantly setting an excellent example to those under his command. He was most useful in investigating likely enemy strong points.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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