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BATH Walter Stanley
Chaplain Captain
47 Battalion
5th Training Regiment - 12th Infantry Brigade
05 April 1876
Bendigo Victoria
14 December 1915
H.M.A.T. "Runic"
20 January 1916

Walter Stanley Bath was 39yrs 9 months at the time of his enlistment he was described as 5ft 10in - 154 lbs
31/1/17 - Reported at Tidworth where he would reside at Park House, vice chaplain Fr Humphrey & performed his duty at Park House Camp & Bulford Military Dermatological Hospital
1/2/17 - Detached to A.I.F. Admin. Headquarters. from 12th Inf. Brigade - 2/2/1917 Attached to A.A.M.C
2/3/1916 - proceeded to Ismailia for duty with Australia & New Zealand Army Corps and is transferred from F i E to M.E.F. from that date.
25/1/1917 - Transferred to A.I.F Headquarters London from 47th Battalion.
16/12/1916 - Appointed Chaplain 3rd Class underprov. of A.I.F. Order
Educated Wesley College Melbourne University - Queensland University
His parents were Henry Bath and Jane Edmunds. He was Born in Bendigo - Victoria
Married 1905 – Toowoomba - Qld – Lillian Annie Pugh
He was a Chaplain in the 1st World War; his Service No. B2455. He enlisted in Brisbane and he and Lilian were living at Sandgate on the 1922 Electoral Roll. Jane was living with her daughter Lilian and her husband Walter, at the Methodist Parsonage, Brooke Street, Bowen Hills.
Clergyman on the Methodist Circuit based in Nambour from 1909 to 1914. Walter Bath was a Methodist Minister.
Mrs. W. S. Bath
On Saturday morning last the death occurred of Mrs. W. S. Bath, wife of the Rev. W. Stanley Bath, superintend minister of the Sherwood Methodist circuit, The late Mrs. Bath, who was not in robust health, was taken ill before Christmas, but appeared to improve until Saturday last, when she took a turn for the worse.
During the last war when her husband was a chaplain with the forces Mrs. Bath became immersed in Red Cross and other patriotic activities and was one of the matrons of the Y.M.C.A. at North Quay. She was the younger daughter of the late Mr. T. P. Pugh, a former editor of the 'Courier and member for Brisbane, who was the founder of Pugh's Almanac. The late Mrs. Bath married Mr. Bath in 1905 and subsequently lived at many different metropolitan and country circuits, including; Nambour, where Mr. Bath was stationed about the years 1910 to 1913. Among her many activities in connection with Church work while in Nambour. The late Mrs. Bath was, for a time, leader of the church choir. In addition to her husband the late Mrs. Bath is survived by her sister. Mrs. A. W. Bale (Brisbane).The funeral moved from the Sherwood Methodist Church on Monday for the Ipswich cemetery. Thursday 30 June 1927

BATH Walter Stanley
BATH Walter Stanley
Returned to Australia
5 January 1919
12 February 1964
88 years
Joy Ratcliffe

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