BATEMAN, Arthur Thomas
(Service number 6/412 (changed to 4/412a))

First Rank Private Last Rank Sapper


Date 17 December 1891 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date 15 Aug 1914-31 Dec 1915 Age
Address at Enlistment Waimate
Occupation Blacksmith for W Wills, John St, Waimate
Previous Military Experience 2nd South Canterbury Regiment
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs E. Bateman (mother), Oxford Street, Waimate
Religion Methodist
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport HMNZT 4 Tahiti or HMNZT 11 Athenic
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez,Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With No.1 Field Company, NZ Engineers

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian 1914-1916, Balkan (Gallipoli) 1915, Western European (France) 1916-1918
Service Medals 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date 26 February 1919 Reason Termination of his period of engagement

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

22 May 1915, Dardanelles: Wounded - rejoined unit 9 August 1915; Several bouts of illness

Post-war Occupations


Date 10 August 1963 Age
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (9 September 2015); Archives New Zealand, military personnel file

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Researched and Written by

Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum)

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