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William Percival BEALES

Regimental number1027
Place of birthBarnsbury, London, England
SchoolWaltham New Town Church School, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Beales, 40 Hutton Road, Walthamstowe, England
Previous military serviceServed as wireless telegrapher on HMS "Grafton" and on HMS "Cressy".
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Base Depot
FateKilled in Action 3 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 35), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
39
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie Louisa BEALES, 4 Penrith Road, North Grove, South Tottenham, London, England. Native of Waltham Cross, Herts, England
Miscellaneous detailsSERVED ON HMS GRAFTON

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