Bewick Henry VINCENT


VINCENT, Bewick Henry

Service Number: 3517
Enlisted: 30 August 1915, Enlisted at Adelaide
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Saddleworth, South Australia, Australia, 21 June 1890
Home Town: Thebarton (Southwark), City of West Torrens, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fireman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 2 April 1917, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Noreuil Australian Cemetery
Special memorial C, 7 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

30 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 3517, Enlisted at Adelaide
27 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3517, 10th Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3517, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
29 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 10th Battalion to the 50th Battalion at Zeitoun
28 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 50th Infantry Battalion, In the field
2 Apr 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 3517, 50th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Aloysius Vincent and Hannah (nee Wilkins) Vincent  of Cawthorne Street, Southwark; husband of Sylvera Elizabeth (nee Napier) Vincent  of 21 Crowther Street, Adelaide; brother of Amy Bewick Vincent, William Goldsborough Vincent, Edwin Aloysius Vincent, John Bewick Vincent and Thomas Ambrose Vincent

Bewick and Sylvera married in the Queen of Angels Church, Tehbarton on 14 September 1914. Parents of William Bewick Vincent

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