Harold Lowick Bates

Harold Lowick Bates

Harold Lowick Bates

Unit: 3 New Zealand (Rifle) Brigade, 2 Battalion

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of John Thomas and Emmaline Sophia Bates; husband of Gladys Maude Burton (formerly Bates), of Clifford Rd., Eltham, New Plymouth. Also served in Egypt.

Public Contributions:

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  • Service Number: 24/633
  • First Name: Harold Lowick
  • Surname: Bates
  • Rank: Rifleman
  • Date of Birth: Not known
  • Next of Kin: J.T. Bates (father), Box 64, Eltham, New Zealand
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: 3 New Zealand (Rifle) Brigade, 2 Battalion

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 30 September 1916
  • Age: 35
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death:

    Killed in action near Flers

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: 2nd Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 9 October 1915
  • Transport: HMNZT 30
    HMNZT 31
    HMNZT 32
    HMNZT 33
    HMNZT 34
  • Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
  • Destination: Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum