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Arthur Neil BEATON

Regimental number6221
Place of birthColeraine, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressColeraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J Beaton, Coleraine, Victoria
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Neil spelt Niel
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6224 Pte Herbert Dugald BEATON, 8th Bn, killed in action, 22 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 March 1970

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