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Charles Ernest BEAMISH

Regimental number6215
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolYarra Park State School, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o Mr A Turner, Motor Garage, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Turner, 18 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death7 October 1917
Age at death43
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row G, Grave No. 18A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
80
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret BEAMISH. Native of Richmond, VIctoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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