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John Arthur BEEAR

Regimental number2331
Place of birthForest Gate, London, England
SchoolBoard Schools, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Beear, 173 Plashet Road, Upton Park, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 April 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHerleville, France
Date of death23 August 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emma Fanny BEEAR, 175 Plashet Road, Upton Park, Essex, England. Born at Forest Gate, Essex

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