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William Henry BEVAN

Regimental number2342
Place of birthAbergavenny, Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Address139 Royal Parade, Parkville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Bevan, Abertridwy near Cardiff, South Wales
Enlistment date8 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Imperial Camel Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', No. 30474 12 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75 (17 June 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 28 December 1917
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 September 1947
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery

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