Thomas George BEATTY

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BEATTY, Thomas George

Service Numbers: 1301, 3368
Enlisted: 23 November 1914, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Mitcham, South Australia, 7 June 1894
Home Town: Parkside, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, Villers-Bretonneux, France, 24 April 1918, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

23 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, 12th Infantry Battalion, Broken Hill, New South Wales
15 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Adelaide
15 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Oct 1915: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, 12th Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3368, 50th Infantry Battalion, Broken Hill, New South Wales
10 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3368, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide
10 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3368, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Aug 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 52nd Infantry Battalion
26 Sep 1917: Wounded Polygon Wood
24 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3368, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux

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Biography

Son of Thomas Martin BEATTY and Hester Maria nee MOORE

"...1301, Thomas George Beatty, was born at Mitcham, South Australia, on 7 June 1894. He enlisted at Oaklands, South Australia, on 23 November 1914. He returned to Australia and was discharged in July 1915. He re-enlisted service number 3368 at Broken Hill, New South Wales, on 7 September 1916 and served with the 50th Battalion before transferring to the 52nd Battalion. He was wounded in action on 26 September 1917 and killed in action on 24 April 1918 while a combatant in the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux." - SOURCE (collections.slsa.sa.gov.au)

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