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Matthew John BEARD

Regimental number594
Place of birthChiltern, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs, J A Beard, 37 Regent Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Date of death2 May 1944
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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