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Percival Thomas BEADEL

Regimental number820
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 7"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Beadel, Gippsland PO, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot IV, Row O, Grave No. 9), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary and the late Charles Joseph BEADEL. Native of Brighton North, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Embarked Alexandsria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 30 August 1915.

Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, 25 September 1915 (pneumonia); transferred to Military Hospital, Malta, 1 October 1915; to England, 21 October 1915, and admitted to King George Hospital, London, 28 October 1915.

Admitted to Overseas Base, Ghezireh, from England, 14 February 1916; rejoined unit, Moascar, 8 March 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 26 March 1916.

Promoted Corporal, 17 August 1916.

Wounded in action, 7 January 1917 (gun shot wound, abdomen and thigh); admitted to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 14 January 1917.

Died of wounds, 17 January 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as BEADLE.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEADEL Percival Thomas

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