Reginald James BEVAN


BEVAN, Reginald James

Service Number: 1881
Enlisted: 5 July 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Builth Wells, Wales, 1893
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Llanddewi School, Builth Wells, Wales
Occupation: Porter
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 24 October 1915
Cemetery: 7th Field Ambulance Cemetery
Special Memorial, Row B, Grave 16 Chaplain W.C. Smith officiated Headstone inscription reads: Peace perfect peace wit loved ones far away
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1881, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane
16 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1881, 26th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1881, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived iin Australia aged 17 years.

Residential address was c/- the YMCA, Brisbane, QLD he had previously lived at Bellevue Hills, NSW

Son of James and Agnes Bevan of Aberhoyne House, LLangynder, Crikhowell, Breconshire, Wales

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

Also served in the Wales Borderers for about 2 years