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William John BATTAMS

Regimental number2
Place of birthHarrow, London, England
Place of birthHarrow, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address34 Llaneast Street, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 7"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMrs May Battams, 34 Llaneast Street, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2.5 years in the 6th Dragoons and in the 70th Imperial Yeomanry
Enlistment date24 February 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentM Police SGT
Unit nameBrigade 6, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date27 October 1917
Other details

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

Date of death15 September 1951
SourcesNAA: B2455, BATTAMS William John

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