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William Joseph BEER

Regimental number2633
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address9 Lawson Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, Alex Beer, 12 Brougham Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 November 1915 & postedto 7th Light Horse, 18th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 12th Company, Imperial Camel Corps, 11 November 1916; to 15th Light Horse, 1 July 1918 (on disbandment of ICC).
FateKilled in Action 4 April 1919
Age at death21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
9
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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