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William Irwin BEERS

Regimental number6027
Place of birthWaterloo, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressPhillip Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinStep-Mother, Mrs Priscella Jane Beers, Star Hotel, Church Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Adam and Margaret Keys BEERS; Wife: Alice Maud BEERS. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 October 1934
Age at death46
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Church of England Section, Row 8, Grave No. 1129-30), Sydney New South Wales

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