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Regimental number1469
Place of birthHolmfirth, England
SchoolKinross, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
AddressChapple Road, Central Bankstown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Beardsell, Chapple Road, Central Bankstown, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death7 April 1918
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row R, Grave No. 12), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George W and Mary BEARDSELL, Dillwood, Bankstown, New South Wales. Native of England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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