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Ernest James BEAUMONT

Regimental number3449
Place of birthDon, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBoat Harbor, N W Coast, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, James Beaumont, Boat Harbor, N W Coast, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll231
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 23 April 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death21
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 170), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Eliza Ann BEAUMONT, Boat Harbour, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos Island, 10 April 1915; transferred to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, 17 April 1915 (pneumonia); died of disease, 23 April 1915 (pneumonia).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee also 231 E J BEAUMONT
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEAUMONT Ernest James

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