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Eric Norman BESLEY

Regimental number6468
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressKergunyah, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, A. Besley, Kergunyah, Victoria
Enlistment date26 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Date of death14 January 1979
Place of burialKiewa Cemetery

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