|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Whittlesea, Victoria|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Mary Ann Batten, Whittlesea, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Port Douglas, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||25th Battalion, Transport Section|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Rejoined unit from Details, Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt, 10 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 19 March 1916.
Promoted Sergeant, 10 January 1917; 2nd Lieutenant, 11 July 1918; Lieutenant, 23 December 1918.
On leave to England, 23 January 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 12 February 1918.
On leave to England, 13 September 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 2 October 1918.
Transferred to 26th Bn, 12 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Chemnitz', 7 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 September 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 4 November 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||51|
|Place of burial||Preston Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BATTEN Richard Henry|