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George Darling BEAMES

Regimental number875
Date of birth6 April 1889
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
AddressBristol Street, Eastwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinFather, Arthur G Beames, Bristol Street, Eastwood, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 May 1919
Discharge date28 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Married Christina BALLANTYNE, sprinster, United Free Chruch of Scotland, Glasgow, 11 October 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Waheha', 10 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 28 July 1919.

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

Also served in World War II: Service No S70073.
Date of death24 December 1967
Age at death78
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEAMES George Darling

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