Ernest Bazen BEDDOW

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BEDDOW, Ernest Bazen

Service Number: 2545
Enlisted: 3 October 1916, Armidale, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wylie Creek (Liston), New South Wales, 30 September 1896
Home Town: Willsons Downfall, New South Wales
Schooling: Tenterfield Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness (pneumonia), Fargo Hospital, Salisbury Plains, England, 28 January 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Bilston Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2545, 35th Infantry Battalion, Armidale, New South Wales
25 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2545, 35th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2545, 35th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Sydney

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"...2545 Private Ernest Bazen Beddow, 35th Battalion. A labourer from Willsons Downfall, NSW, he embarked with the 35th Battalion, 5th Reinforcements on 25 October 1916 aboard HMAT Ascanius (A11). Pte Beddow died on 28 January 1917 of broncho-pneumonia, which he contracted during training at Salisbury Plains. He was buried at the Bilston cemetery, Staffordshire, England."SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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