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Private 4146

59th Battalion

Fairbank via Korumburra, Victoria

His father William George Beard of Fairbank via Korumburra, Victoria

Leongatha, Victoria 27/7/1915

Age 24 years 1 month 5'8", blue eyes and light brown hair



He died of wounds received at Armentieres or Fromelles in a military hospital, Edmonton London 30/7/1916

Fred is buried in Heroes Corner Tottenham Cemetery London

He was a resident of Fairbank, Victoria

27/7/15 He enlisted in Leongatha, Victoria
29/12/15 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Demosthenes
16/3/16 He was admitted to hospital in Cairo with mumps
25/3/16 He was discharged
21/4/16 He was transferred to the 59th Battalion at Duntroon plateau
18/6/16 He embarked Alexandria
29/6/16 He disembarked Marseilles
19/7/16 He was wounded at Fromelles in abdomen and leg
22/7/16 He went to hospital train
26/7/16 He went to England from Boulogne
30/7/16 He died of wounds
He was buried in Tottenham Cemetery London
His effects were:- a small bag, 3 pencils, a testament, 1 F M card, a broken watch, a cigarette holder, correspondence, tooth brush, comb, identity disc
The family received the plaque and scroll in 1921

Page 38 of his file is a letter from his brother. He wrote the letter on paper with the letterhead Commercial Hotel Leongatha



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BEARD, Arthur

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