Arthur Edward BATE


BATE, Arthur Edward

Service Number: 954
Enlisted: 8 March 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, March 1897
Home Town: Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Prahan West State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Plumber
Died: Pneumonia & Pleurisy, Sidney Hall Hospital, Weymouth, Dorset, England, 22 January 1916
Cemetery: Bristol (Greenbank) Cemetery, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Row BAA, Grave 1868
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 954, 23rd Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 954, 23rd Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 954, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Son of Richard and Martha Annie Jane BATE

Biography contributed by Evan Evans

The summary below was completed by Cathy Sedgwick – Facebook “WW1 Australian War Graves in England/UK/Scotland/Ireland

Died on this date – 22nd January.... Private Arthur Edward Bate was born at Brunswick, Victoria in 1897. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) on 8th March, 1915 as an 18 year old, single, Plumber from Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria.

Private Arthur Edward Bate embarked from Melbourne, Victoria on HMAT Euripides (A14) on 10th May, 1915 with the 6th Infantry Brigade, 23rd Infantry Battalion “B” Company.

Private Bate was admitted to 13th Casualty Clearing Station at Anzac on 13th September, 1915 with Tonsillitis. He was transferred to Mudros then Malta & invalided to England on Hospital Ship D’Italie on 29th October, 1915 with Rheumatism.

Private Bate was admitted to 3rd London Hospital, Wandsworth, London, England on 10th November, 1915 with Rheumatism & discharged on 23rd November, 1915. According to the Hospital Admissions form the Rheumatism was caused by “Active Service (Dardanelles). Nature – Rheumatism affecting left thigh, knee, leg & ankle….. Referred to Kanferry Rd.”

Private Arthur Edward Bate died on 22nd January, 1916 at Sydney Hall Hospital, Weymouth, Dorset, England from Pneumonia & Pleurisy.

Private Arthur Edward Bate was buried in Greenbank Cemetery, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.

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