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Arthur Clarence BATTYE

Regimental number4365
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24.4
Height5' 8.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hannara Battye, 194 Union Road, Ascotvale, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Victoria Rangers.
Enlistment date5 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 December 1916
Discharge date9 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 26 December 1916 (early return owing to fragile mental state of wife); discharged, Melbourne, 9 May 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as BATTYRE.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BATTYE Arthur Clarence

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