Bertie Alexander BEAUMONT

BEAUMONT, Bertie Alexander

Service Number: 2219
Enlisted: 21 May 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Don, Tasmania, Australia , November 1895
Home Town: Penguin, Central Coast, Tasmania
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Shell wounds, Flers, France, 17 January 1917
Cemetery: Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers
Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 34
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Devonport Cenotaph, Penguin to the Great War
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World War 1 Service

21 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2219, 12th Infantry Battalion
26 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 2219, 12th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Wandilla embarkation_ship_number: A62 public_note: ''
26 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 2219, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Fremantle
1 Sep 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2219, 12th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, GSW to hip
1 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 52nd Infantry Battalion
17 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, 2219, 52nd Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2219 awm_unit: 52nd Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1917-01-17

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From Sue Guinan, Tasmania in the Great War

Pte Bertie Alexander BEAUMONT

Born 8th October 1895 Ulverstone Tasmania to Alexander and Hannah Maria Beaumont (nee Sushames) a builder who departed Fremantle 26th June 1915 on board “HMAT Wandilla” with the 12th Infantry Battalion.

He was serving with the 52nd Battalion when he died 17th January 1917 from wounds received at Flers France (artillery fire) and is buried in the Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers, France