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Raymond Ward Davis BEALE

Regimental number655
Date of birth5 September 1891
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSingleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Davis Beale, Aboukir Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 November 1919
Discharge date19 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 22 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 19 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No N100541.
Date of death5 March 1962
Age at death70
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEALE Raymond Ward Davis

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