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Claude Beswick HANDS

Regimental number5589
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy farmer
Address43 Union Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Joseph Hands, 43 Union Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Beswick spelt Berwick
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death11 May 1969

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