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William BEARD

Regimental number2883
Place of birthCheshire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, Joseph Harrison Beard, Dukinfield, Cheshire, England
Enlistment date1 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death5 July 1945

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