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Rupert Francis BEARD

Regimental number4920
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolCrown Street Public School, Surry Hills, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGroom
Address7 Beattie Street, Balmain East, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, F G Beard, 7 Beattie Street, Balmain East, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 62), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis George and Constane Violet BEARD, 12 Marsden Street, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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