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Wilfred Norman BEAVER

Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melmourne; University High School, Vicoria
Other trainingUniversity of Melbourne, Victoria
OccupationPapuan civil servant
Addressc/o Pavey, Wilson and Cohen, Collins House, Collins Street, Melbourne , Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Evelyn Beaver, 48 Leinster Square, Bayswater, London, England
Previous military serviceSome years in the Volunteers
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name60th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFRGS, FRAS London. Was the author of ; served 2 yrs as Resident Magistrate in Papua.
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Date of death26 September 1917
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XN1H, Row C, Grave No. 12), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Evelyn BEAVER, London County and Westminister Bank, Bayswater, London. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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