Heritage > BATSON Thomas Herbert: 1887-1916. KIA ANZAC
Avenue of honour Upper YarraThe Upper Yarra Museum has initiated a project to recreate a Memorial avenue of trees dedicated to the WW1 fallen from the old Upper Yarra Shire. The reformed avenue is to be planted along the old railway line, now the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail by Anzac Day 2015.

Thomas Herbert BATSON

Thomas H BATSON: DOB 1887, Korweinguboora.
4063: Private Thomas H BATSON was 29 when he was killed in action at Pozieres, France.
Poppy lestweforgetFamily Name BATSON
Given Names Thomas Herbert
Birth Date 1887
Birth Place Korweinguboora
Occupation at Enlistment Labourer
Date of Enlistment 23.12.1915
Age at Enlistment 28 years 9 months
Service Number(s) 4063
Next of Kin Mother in law: Mrs Catherine Nicholls
Embarkation Embarkation
Address at Enlistment Korweinguboora, VICTORIA
Embarkation Details Unit embarked from Melbourne, VIC on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Nominal Roll Nominal Roll
Rank on Nominal Roll Private
Unit on Nominal Roll 21st Battalion
Fate Killed in Action
Australia War Memorial Roll, Panel Number Roll of Honour.
Panel no 93.
Thomas Herbert Batson’s name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:Tue 2 December, 2014 at 10:54 pm
Fri 6 February, 2015 at 5:03 am
Fri 3 April, 2015 at 4:26 am
Wed 20 May, 2015 at 12:22 am
Tue 30 June, 2015 at 11:52 pm
Thu 13 August, 2015 at 7:55 pm
Fri 2 October, 2015 at 8:33 pm
Date of Death 26.8.1916
Place of Death or Wounding Pozieres, FRANCE
Age at Death 29
Roll of Honour Circular Yes
Commemoration Details and Panel Reference Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Red Cross Files Yes
Medal British War Medal.
Memorial plaque.
Memorial scroll.
Victory Medal.
Where the Australians Rest
Local Rolls of Honour Political Labor Council Honor Roll,: Upper Yarra RSL

  • BATSON. T.H.
Local Memorials Yarra Junction Cenotaph: Enlisted

  • Batson TH
Memorial Tree No
AIF Data Base Thomas Herbert BATSON

Family & Early Life

Military Service

War Service – Egypt, France on the Western Front.Wounded Etaples Egypt, France reported missing 26.8.1916. Killed in Action 20.7.1917.

Special Sources and Links

Commemorating the Fallen – Yarra Junction Cenotaph – Bob Sutherland.

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