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Arthur Endicott BEAMES

Regimental number14104
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressTea Tree Gully, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Adelaide Trafalgar Beames, Tea Tree Gully, South Australia
Previous military service74th Infantry
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name13th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 28 August 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For conspicuous energy and devotion to duty. This N.C.O. has at all times given the greatest satisfaction in the faithful performance of his duties. He has been most reliable and kept the unit's returns and correspondence in first class order.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 14105 2nd Corporal Harold Herbert BEAMES, 12th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.

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