James Arthur BATES

BATES, James Arthur

Service Numbers: 1678, N67858
Enlisted: 7 August 1915, Newcastle, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Garrison Battalion
Born: Singleton, New South Wales, 23 March 1894
Home Town: Bulga, Singleton, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: 7 June 1967, aged 73 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Bulga Cemetery, NSW
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World War 1 Service

7 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1678, Newcastle, New South Wales
17 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1678, 30th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1678, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Sydney
8 Sep 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1678, 13th Infantry Battalion, Accidentally Wounded (Injury to Head) France. C.O. of the 13th Infantry Battalion states that the Soldier was on Duty at the time and was not to blame.
17 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1678, 13th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, Gas
27 Oct 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1678, 13th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

16 Oct 1939: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN N67858, Sydney, New South Wales
22 Oct 1945: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN N67858, 8th Garrison Battalion

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