John Joseph HATCH CdeG

Badge Number: S23119, Sub Branch: Glossop
S23119

HATCH, John Joseph

Service Number: 686
Enlisted: 2 February 1916
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Nuriootpa, South Australia, 17 May 1889
Home Town: Glossop, Berri and Barmera, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Natural Causes, Glossop, Berri and Barmera - South Australia, Australia, 7 October 1956, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Barmera (Upper Murray) Garden of Memory Cemetery
Year of death ex RSL Membership records / headstone
Memorials: Truro HB1 - Truro and District WW I Honour Board*
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World War 1 Service

2 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 686, 43rd Infantry Battalion
9 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 686, 43rd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '18' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Afric embarkation_ship_number: A19 public_note: ''
26 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 686, 43rd Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", Evacuated - gassed. RTA
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Sergeant, SN 686, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography

No. 686 Private John Joseph Hatch, born Nuriootpa 17 May 1889. Enlisted 43rd Infantry Battalion 2 February 1916. Promoted Sergeant 1917. Awarded Belgian Croix de Guerre, 1918. Wounded in action (gas) 26 May 1918. Returned to Australia 1919.