Bates, Robert Bartlett (Lance Sergeant, b.1887 - d.1955)

Accession Number PR04943
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Documents
Maker Various
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1916; 1955
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying is permitted for the purposes of research and study, subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 375 Lance Sergeant Robert Bartlett Bates, 2 Field Ambulance, AAMC, AIF. Collection consists of one typed poem entitled "A Trench Galilee By an Anzac Officer" written by Captain Samuel Percival Lyttle and two documents relating to Bates' service and burial. The documents include one regarding the awarding of a Military Medal and Bar to Bates, and the other relating to the death and burial of Bates in 1955. Bates served with 2 Field Ambulance which was attached to the 7th Infantry Battalion.