BATCHELOR, John Michael
(Service number 55397)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank Rifleman


Date 18 December 1896 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment St Andrews, Canterbury
Occupation Engine driver
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs E. E. BATCHELOR (wife), Makikihi, South Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 38th Reinforcements, C Company
Date 5 June 1918
Transport Remuera
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Rifle Brigade

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 25 May 1959 Age 72 years
Place of Death
Notices Timaru Herald, 27 May 1959
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 109, Plot 16
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Michael Batchelor was the son of Richard Frank (Frank) and Hannah (née Louney) Batchelor.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [25 November 2016]

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