|Place of birth||Gatton, Queensland|
|School||State School, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||41|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Alvina Beetham, Laidley, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 6 years in the Light Horse.|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||11th Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/16/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mongolia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Field Squadron Engineers|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Gaza, Palestine|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||47|
|Place of burial||Beersheba War Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 84), Palestine|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Benjamin and Lucy Jane BEETHm, husband of Alvina BEETHAM, Laidley, Queensland. Native of Tent Hill, Gatton, Queensland|
|Family/military connections||Son: 1825 Pte Edwin Charles BEETHAM, 11th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 22 January 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Reported for duty and taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, Egypt, 12 August 1916.
Transferred to 11th Light Horse Regiment, 12 October 1916; taken on strength, Serapeum, 12 October 1916.
Admitted to 1/2 East Anglican Field Ambulance, Serapeum, 27 November 1916 (defective vision); transferred to 26th Stationary Hospital, Ismalia, 28 November 1916; discharged to duty, 9 December 1916; taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, 9 December 1916.
Transferred to 1st Field Squadron Engineers, Anzac Mounted Division, 19 February 1917; taken on strength, 19 February 1917.
Killed in action, Hiseia near Gaza, Palestine, 19 April 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BEETHAM Benjamin|