Claude John BATEMAN

BATEMAN, Claude John

Service Number: 391
Enlisted: 13 October 1914, Enllsted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Demerara, British Guiana, 1883
Home Town: Moss Vale, Wingecarribee, New South Wales
Schooling: St Mary's County School, Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, England
Occupation: Stockman
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 22 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula
Plot 1, Row E, Grave 24 Rev. J.K. Miller officiated, Shell Green Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Quandialla War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

13 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 391, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enllsted at Sydney, NSW
20 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 391, 7th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ayrshire embarkation_ship_number: A33 public_note: ''
20 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 391, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
22 Jun 1915: Involvement Trooper, 391, 7th Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 391 awm_unit: 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1915-06-22

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Born on 'Blankenburg' Plantation, British Guiana

Son of Francis and Sylvia Bateman of Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, England. Brother of Ethel Tyrrell nee Bateman, Irene Katie Bateman, Ivy Sylvia Bateman, May Annette Bateman, Francis Cecil Gunson Bateman and Bertie George Bateman

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

He was a Draper by trade while in Australia he also worked at a contractor clearing land