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Regimental number108
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
AddressTwo Wells, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clarissa Beames, Two Wells, South Australia
Previous military service23rd Light Horse B Squadron, 3 years
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1919
Discharge date28 February 1920
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 62633 Pte George Ernest BEAMES, 6th General Service Reinforcements, embarked from Adelaide, 22 October 1918; ship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities; 2874 Lance Corporal Henry James BEAMES, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 October 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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