Edward Frank BEARD

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BEARD, Edward Frank

Service Number: 1004
Enlisted: 18 September 1914, Hobart,Tasmania, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Quinn's Post, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
No known grave Panel 45
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

18 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Hobart,Tasmania, Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1004, 17th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1004, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
9 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1004, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
Date unknown: Involvement 15th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

Son of Laura Beard, 7 Reid Street, Zeehan, Tasmania

Brother of 1515 Pte Charles Cecil BEARD, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal