Ernest William BEER


BEER, Ernest William

Service Numbers: 2515, 2515B
Enlisted: 3 April 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dublin, South Australia , 12 April 1882
Home Town: Bute, Barunga West, South Australia
Schooling: Clinton Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Farm Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 20 September 1917, aged 35 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Bute District Council WW1 Roll of Honor, Bute WW1, WW2 & Vietnam Memorial Gardens, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

3 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
21 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2515, 50th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
21 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2515, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Adelaide
20 Sep 1917: Involvement Private, SN 2515B, 27th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
Date unknown: Involvement SN 2515, 27th Infantry Battalion

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Husband of Florence Ellen BEER nee EYLWARD