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Arthur Earnest BEARD

Regimental number281
Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
Other NamesArthur Ernest
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteamer mate
Addressc/o Mrs T Scott, Church Hill, Gawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, V A Beard, Gawler, South Australia
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll821
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Collyer Ann BEARD; Wife: Jessie Rachael BEARD
Family/military connectionsBrother: 12739 Pte Victor Alexander BEARD, 1st Field Bakery, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

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

Date of death29 June 1940
Age at death46
Place of burialWodonga Cemetery, Victoria

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