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Leslie James BEAHAN

Regimental number1624
Date of birth3 April 1897
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGlencoe, Warra, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 1"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Beahan, Glencoe, Warra, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Discharge date31 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 31 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, chest), Brisbane, 31 January 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No Q195000.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEAHAN Leslie James

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