|Place of birth||Worcester, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||515 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||33|
|Next of kin||Henry Beasey, 53 Spring Gardens, Tything, Worcester, England|
|Previous military service||Served in the Worcester Rifles; resigned; application to enlist notes 'Speaks German & have (sic) travelled all cities & towns of Germany & Austria & Hungary'.|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||Divisional Train, No 1 Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||25/14/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Company, Australian Army Service Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.
Returned to Alexandria, date not recorded. Found guilty, Alexandria, 7 June 1915, of being absent without leave: forfeited 1 day's pay.
Embarked Alexandria to join the Western Frontier Force (anti-Senussi campaign), 18 December 1915; date of return not recorded.
Transferred to No 2 Company, Army Service Corps, 16 March 1916.
Admitted to 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, 21 March 1916 (dysentery); discharged to duty, 1 April 1916.
Proceeded overseas to England; date not recorded.
Appointed Acting Lance Corporal, 13 June 1916.
Found guilty, 14 April 1917, of in London (1) failing to salute an officer; (2) being improperly dressed: reprimanded.
Attached for temporary duty to Headquarters, AIF Depots in the United Kingdom, Bhurtpore Barracks, Tidworth, 7 June 1917.
Promoted E[xtra] R[egimental] Sergeant, 7 June 1917.
Detached from duty, and marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 17 October 1917; reverted to permanent rank of Lance Corporal on marching out.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Persic', 21 December 1917; disembarked, 14 February 1918; discharged (medically unfit: concussion: cause not recorded), Melbourne, 29 May 1918.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalReturned to England by 1925.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BEASEY Ernest James|