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Joseph George BEAVER

Regimental number8070
Place of birthNorthampton, Western Australia
SchoolState School, WA
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumber
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J G Beaver, Augustus Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Previous military serviceCadets, Geraldton, WA
Enlistment date9 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board SS Canberra on 23 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Date of death4 July 1918
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row F, Grave No. 6), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph George and Jane BEAVER, Augustus Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsCousins: Pte John Edward HOORTON, died of wounds; Dvr William Henry McNIECE, killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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