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Mervyne Price BEARD

Regimental number8742
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHaverest, Cronulla, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.5"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs J R Beard, Haverest, Cronulla, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 July 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Discharge date19 June 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death12 June 1969
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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