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Ralph Reginald Harry BEAN

Regimental number5552
Place of birthLongford, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach builder
AddressBeach Road, Hampton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Bean, 'Cecil Cafe', Beach Road, Hampton, Victoria
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7472 Corporal Vere Jack BEAN DCM, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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