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Frank BEER

Regimental number512
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCornwall Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Robert Beer, Cornwall Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 19 August 1914. Taken on strength, 11th Battalion, 6 October 1914. Transferred to 51st Battalion, 1 March 1916. Wounded at Gallipoli on two occasions: 17/21 May 1915 and 12 August 1915. Appointed Lance Corporal, 28 July 1916. Mortally wounded, 2 September 1916.
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death2 September 1916
Age at death21
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1509 Pte William John BEER, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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