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Edward Bathurst BEAVIS

Regimental number1717
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolState Public School and Technical College, Bathurst, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPhotegrapher
AddressPark View, 240 Rocket Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, H C Beavis, Park View, Rocket Street, Bathurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceMilitia and Cadets, Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name4th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularActing Corporal in charge of squad of bombers in 1st line of attack on Lone Pine. Killed shortly after entering Turks 1st line trench
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 13), Gallipoli
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Emma Weston Beavis of Park View, 240 Rocket Street, Bathurst and the late H. C. Bathurst
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Captain H.W. Beavis (1st Battalion) and Major L E Beavis, DSO (2nd and 5th Division Artillery) - Duntroon Graduate
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsMilitia and Cadets, Bathurst, New South Wales

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