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Arthur John BEESTON

Regimental number53211
Date of birth22 February 1898
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
OccupationBank clerk
AddressAlfred Street, Corinda, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Beeston, Alfred Street, Corinda, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service2nd ALH
Enlistment date24 December 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameQueensland Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 8 May 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Discharge date2 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 2 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEESTON Arthur John

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