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Herbert Alexander BEARD

Regimental number21968
Place of birthToodyay, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWorsley, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Beard, Worsley, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Battery 107
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death25 September 1917
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 1), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah BEARD, husband of Evelyn BEARD, Donnybrook, Western Australia. Native of Toodyay, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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