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Ronald Mervyn OATES

Regimental number866
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBallengarra, Wilson River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Oates, Ballengarra, Wilson River, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 February 1917
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 175), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1923 Pte Clifford William OATES, 36th Bn, killed in action, 21 July 1917; 1924 Pte Reginald OATES, Australian Army Medical Corps Details, returned to Australia, 6 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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