Frederick Alfred Roy (Fred) BATTAMS

Badge Number: 2093, Sub Branch: Moorook
2093

BATTAMS, Frederick Alfred Roy

Service Numbers: 2408, S212985
Enlisted: 1 March 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Warrant Officer Class 2
Last Unit: 25th/33rd Garrison Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 22 June 1896
Home Town: Payneham, Norwood Payneham St Peters, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Laborer
Died: Natural causes, Loxton, South Australia, 22 December 1966, aged 70 years
Cemetery: Barmera (Upper Murray) Garden of Memory Cemetery
Section F; Row D; Plot 10
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2408, Keswick, South Australia
21 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2408, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
21 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2408, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 2408, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column

World War 2 Service

22 Jul 1940: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S212985, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Keswick, South Australia
23 Jul 1940: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S212985, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
20 Apr 1945: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Warrant Officer Class 2, SN S212985, 25th/33rd Garrison Battalion

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Biography

Next of kin on enlisting was Elsie. His religion was Church of Christ.
 
22/7/1940   Enlisted at Moorook SA (place of enlistment Keswick).

20/4/1945    Discharged as a Warrant Officer Class 2 - 33 Garrison Battalion.

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan. January 2016.  Lest we forget.