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William John BEVERIDGE

Place of birthDublin, Ireland
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressNorth Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 6.25"
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs B M Beveridge, c/o Mrs Latham, 585 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in the 8th Hussars, British Army; 8 years in the Australian Army Medical Corps Reserves, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date7 March 1918
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Elizabeth BEVERIDGE
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Fremantle, 13 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918; taken on strength of Australian Camp, 4 April 1918; transferred to Port Jewfik for embarkation overseas, 30 April 1918; embarked Port Jewfik, 30 April 1918; disembarked Southhampton, England, 15 May 1918.

Taken on strength of the Australian Imperial Force, England, 15 May 1918; marched out for duty to the 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital from the Australian Army Medical Corps, Bulford, 28 May 1915.

Embarked Folkstone and proceeded overseas to France, 17 September 1918; disembarked Boulogne, 18 September 1918.

Embarked Havre and commenced return to England, 16 January 1919; taken on strength of 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, No 2 Camp, Parkhouse, Bulford, 28 January 1919; marched out to Detention Barracks, Lewes, 25 April 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT ?Konigon Luise?, 22 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 3 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1943
Age at death68
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BEVERIDGE William John

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