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, 22 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row E, Grave 24 Rev. J.K. Miller officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 391, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enllsted at Sydney, NSW
20 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 391, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 391, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
22 Jun 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 391, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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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