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Charles Cecil BEARD

Regimental number1515
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionProtestant
OccupationLabourer
Address7 Reid Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Laura Isabella Wills Beard, Reid Street, Zeehan, Tasmania
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1004 Pte Edward Frank BEARD, 15th Bn, killed in action, 9-10 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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