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Batchelor G C  Sapper  3623

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918

 

Portrait of Pte George Conybear Batchelor, No 1 Section, 2nd

Divisional Signal Company, of Moonee Ponds, Vic.  He was

later promoted to sergeant and returned to Australia on

29 June 1919 with the 5th Divisional Signal Company.

Australian War Memorial Collection.

http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/DA11488

 

Batchelor G C  Sapper  3623    George Conybear   2 Div Sig Co    18    Electrician    Single    Meth       

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Eglinton St, 169 "Nidma"

Next of Kin:    Batchelor, G, father, 169 Eglinton St, Moonee Ponds   

Enlisted:    13 Jul 1915       

Embarked:     A40 Ceramic 23 Nov 1915                  

 

 

Word has been received that Signaller George Batchelor has been promoted to corporal, and has been mentioned in despatches for keeping the telephone wires repaired while under shell fire. He enlisted on his 18th birthday, was in Egypt six months, and has been in France since early in July. He was a member of the Essendon lacrosse club and a scholar at the Ascot Vale Methodist Sunday school.

 

WITH THE COLOURS. (1916, September 28). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 5 Edition: Morning.. Retrieved February 12, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74594229

 

Mr. G. Batchelor, of "Nidma," Eglinton street, Moonee Ponds, has received word  that his son, George, has been promoted to Sergeant. He has been in France 14 months.

 

ROLL OF HONOUR. (1917, August 9). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 5 Edition: Morning. Retrieved May 22, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74603356

 

Sig. Batchelor, 5th Division Signalling Coy, who has been serving with the colours since since July, 1915, has been wounded. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Batchelor, 169 Eglinton street. Moonee Ponds.

 

ROLL OF HONOR. (1918, September 26). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 3 Edition: Morning. Retrieved August 25, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74607172

 

 

 

War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall A-F

Ascot Vale Methodist Church                                                                   

Moonee Ponds West State School                                                                                      

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

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