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Walter Edward BEVES

Regimental number1445
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFibrous plasterer
Address65 Young Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Beves, 65 Young Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in attack, also in carrying messages under very heavy fire East of Ypres 4 October 1917.
Recommendation date: 15 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

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