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William John BEER

Regimental number1509
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionWesleyan
OccupationPlasterer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Beer, Cornwall Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 512 Lance Corporal Frank BEER, 51st Bn, died of wounds, 2 September 1916.

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