|Place of birth||Melton, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||37|
|Next of kin||Father, Robert Beard, Kempton, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||40th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/57/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||40th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Work near Proyart on 18 August 1918.
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western FrontMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal