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Bevi Bernard James EDWARDS

Regimental number5350
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolFremantle Boys School, Fremantle, Western Australia
AddressCottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Amelia Edward, Keane Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 March 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Bevil Bernard
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row H, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Horace and Rose Amelia EDWARDS, Keane Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsEight cousins and a foster brother; Cousin: [1862] 2nd Lt Ellis Austin William SMITH, 28th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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