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Charles BEER

Regimental number3029
Place of birthAvoca, Victoria
SchoolState School No 4, Avoca, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHigh Street, Avoca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Downing, High Street, Avoca, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 March 1918
Place of death or woundingSt Pol, France
Date of death27 March 1918
Age at death32
Place of burialSt. Pol British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 4), St. Pol-sur-Ternoise, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Louisa Downing BEER. Native of Avoca, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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