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Walter BEESLEY

Regimental number3027
Place of birthBlackburn, England
SchoolChurch of England School
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressJandakot, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, Percy Beesley, Jandakot, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"One of four brothers who fought for King and Counry."
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1918
Date of death29 September 1918
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialTempleux-le-Guerard British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
137
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Jane BEESLEY. Native of Blackburn, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4 fought in the war.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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