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Herbert William McBEAN

Place of birthJetsonville, Tasmania
SchoolLaunceston High School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank teller
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John A McBean, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed as an Officer in Charge of the Military at Scoterdale, TASMANIA
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Honorary Lieutenant)
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was greatly esteemed by his Regiment.(John McBean Father)
FateKilled in Action 9 May 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialFrenchencourt Communal Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. II), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabel MCBEAN, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsHe had cousins Captain Connel of the 12th Battalion also Sergeant Crauswiells 40th.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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