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Walter Leslie BEER

Regimental number53689
Date of birth13 July 1898
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNyngan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.8
Height5' 8.75"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, J H Beer, Cathundral Street, Nyngan, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 April 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Feldmarschall on 19 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Discharge date6 December 1919
Other details

War service: England, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ormonde', 16 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit: trachoma), Sydney, 6 December 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEER Walter Leslie

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