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|Name:||Battarbee, Reginald Ernest|
|Place of Birth:||Warrnambool (Vic.)|
|Next of Kin:||George Edward Battarbee - Father ; Warrnambool, Vic.|
|Biographical notes:||Battarbee first came to Central Australia in 1923 and returned a number of times in order to paint landscapes. On this 1936 trip he taught Albert Namatjira how to use watercolours. Battarbee formed the Arunta Arts Council in 1951.|
|Date of Enlistment:||28-Jan-1916|
|Age at Enlistment:||22|
|Place of Enlistment:||Warrnambool (Vic.)|
|Unit:||58th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|Service:||Australian Imperial Force|
|Date of Death:||1973-09-03|
|Place of Death:||Alice Springs|
|Service History:||Battarbee's unit embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A71 'Nestor' on 2 October 1916. After sustaining severe injuries, Battarbee returned to Australia in November 1917.|
|Related link:||Embarkation Roll|
Unit War Diary
Northern Territory Dictionary of Biography edited by David Carment. Darwin : Charles Darwin University Press, 2008.
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
|Appears in Collections:||Returned ANZACs|
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