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Lionel Cosmore BEALE

Regimental number2585
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolHindmarsh Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressFrederick Street, Welland South, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Eliz Beale, Frederick Street, Welland South, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Rose E. BEALE, Frederick Street, Welland South, South Australia. Born at Adelaide
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2586 Pte Walter William BEALE, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 17 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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