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James Frederick BEAL

Regimental number57
Place of birthBerkshire England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChauffeur
Address'Salisbury', Walsh Street, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs J F Beal, 'Salisbury', Walsh Street, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Motor Transport Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Work between 22 September 1917 - 24 February 1918 especially during Ypres.
Recommendation date: 8 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

Date of death28 January 1951

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