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Thomas Charles BEENHAM

Regimental number2112
Place of birthPeckham, London, England
SchoolLondon County Council School (?), Peckham, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlaster
Address64 Fisher Street, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lily Beenham, Carlisle Street, Glanville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 May 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 21 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBeenham and wife moved to Australia with 6 children in 1912; 1 more child born in Australia. Wife returned to England with all 7 children, arriving on 22 October 1917.
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingnr Peronne, France
Date of death2 September 1918
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Hannah BEENHAM, husband of Lillie BEENHAM, 4 Cairns Street, Norwood, South Australia. Born at Peckham, London, England

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