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Henry Peter McBEATH

Regimental number21917
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
OccupationBank manager
AddressBathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 10.75"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs I. McBeath, c/o Stillwell and Sons, 42 Pall Mall, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameEngineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 22 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollE/R Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
FateReturned to Australia 27 March 1920
Discharge date14 June 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked sydney, 22 March 1918; appointed Voyage Only Corporal, at sea, 22 March 1918; disembarked London, England, 24 May 1918, and marched in to Details Camp, Parkhouse, and reverted to Sapper.Proceeded overseas to France, 22 October 1918; taken on strength, Australian Veterinary Hospital, Calais, 18 December 1918.

Promoted Temporary Corporal, 31 January 1919; reverted to Private on ceasing to perform duties, 10 April 1919.

Marched out to England, 15 April 1919, for return to Australia; reported to Australian Army Service Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 17 April 1919.

Detached to Australian Army Pay Corps, 17 May 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Zealandic', 27 March 1920; disembarked sydney, 14 May 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 14 June 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McBEATH Henry Peter

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