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Francis Vincent BEAKEY

Regimental number2379
Place of birthWarwick Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHendon near Warwick, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Miss Cecilia Monica Beakey, Hendon near Warwick, Queensland
Previous military serviceJunior and Senior Cadets
Enlistment date2 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingFance
Date of death3 October 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 8), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and the late Mary Ann BEAKEY. Native of Allora, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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