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William James BEATTY

Regimental number2729
Place of birthMitcham, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver
AddressNew Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 6"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hester Marie Beatty, Liston Street, New Parkside, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 213), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7103 Sergeant Robert Scott BEATTY DCM MM, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919; 1301 Pte Thomas George BEATTY, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 24 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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