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Henry James BEAMES

Regimental number2874
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationIronworker
AddressTwo Wells, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clarissa Beames, Two Wells, South Australia
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 108 Driver Norman BEAMES, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, effective abroad (still overseas); 62633 Pte George Ernest BEAMES, 6th General Service Reinforcements, embarked from Adelaide, 22 October 1918; ship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 August 1989

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