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William Abraham BEAMISH

Regimental number7201
Date of birth1886
Place of birthWerribee, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLittle River, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29.2
Height5' 9"
Weight177 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs C. Beamish, Kooyong Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Discharge date9 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 March 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 10 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 May 1946
Place of burialKorumburra Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEAMISH William Abraham

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