James Albert BETTERMAN

Badge Number: 9489, Sub Branch: Hayhurst

BETTERMAN, James Albert

Service Number: 2116
Enlisted: 2 June 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, 26 July 1893
Home Town: Prospect, Prospect, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mason
Died: Natural Causes (old age), Marleston, South Australia, 21 August 1985, aged 92 years
Cemetery: Dudley Park Cemetery
Memorials: Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board
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World War 1 Service

2 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
21 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2116, 27th Infantry Battalion
21 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2116, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
16 May 1917: Discharged AIF WW1
Date unknown: Wounded SN 2116, 27th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Next of kin: Mother, Mrs Annie Laura Betterman, Gloucester Street, Prospect, South Australia

Severe GSW to Back  on 3 June 1916

Invalided back to Australia on 14 January 1917

Discharged in Adelaide  on 16 May 1917


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