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Bernard Leigh BESLEY

Regimental number31912
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHudson Road, Woolowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Besley, Hudson Road, Woolowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service7th Infantry
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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