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William Henry BEATTIE

Regimental number1317
Place of birthTemora New South Wales
Other NamesBEATTIE, W H
SchoolWyalong Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWest Wyalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs S A Beattie, West Wyalong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the St George's Rifles, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date25 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death27 October 1917
Age at death30
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 9), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2111 Pte Clarence Minto BEATTIE, 19th Bn, killed in action, Pozi?res, France, 26 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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