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Robert John BATTY

Regimental number1673
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolNorwood State School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressKent Town, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Delia Batty, 37 Capper Street, Kent Town, South Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAccidentally killed.
FateDied as a result of accident 11 October 1916
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Date of death11 October 1916
Age at death20
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row B, Grave no. 14), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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