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Douglas BEESTON

Regimental number4499
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address7 Belsize Avenue, Murrumbeena, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Bertha E Beeston, 22 Valetta Street, Malvern, Victoria
Enlistment date7 September 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 October 1965
Age at death83
Place of burialBrighton Cemetery, Victoria

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