Cecil O Ivor Bateman

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Bateman, Driver Cecil O. Ivor no. 11302 21st Australian Field Artillery Brigade, formerly 1st Australian Field Artillery Brigade, 14th Reinforcements.

Belmore Road, Punchbowl.


Born 1897 at Sydney, son of George & Clarissa Bateman (Cecil I.). Enlisted at Sydney 27/10/1915, aged 21.


Church of England.

Next of kin, mother, Mrs George Bateman, Belmore Road, Punchbowl.

Embarked from Sydney 15/1/1916 per HMAT RMS Osterley.

Casualty list DT 16/1/1917 Ill.

Returned to Australia 5/12/1916.

Married Eileen Edith Edwards 1944.

Roll of Honour, St Saviours Church of England, Punchbowl (C.O.L. Bateman).

Monument, The Broadway

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Each name in the list is linked to an editable biographical file created by copying the biography copied from the book. These editable biographies have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002