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William Ronald BATTEN

Regimental number55715
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address14 Mount Pleasant Grove, Armadale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Batten, 14 Mount Pleasant Grove, Armadale, Victoria
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets
Enlistment date10 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 May 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 6 October 1919
Discharge date17 December 1919
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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