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David Ernest BEVIS

Regimental number4055
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMoorabbin, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Bevis, Swan Street, Guildford, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death22 July 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 4), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Selina BEVIS, husband of M. BEVIS, 38 Helena Street, Guildford, Western Australia. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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