Andrew James BEASLEY

BEASLEY, Andrew James

Service Number: 1885
Enlisted: 8 March 1916, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Polkemmett, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Labourer
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World War 1 Service

8 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
8 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1885, 58th Infantry Battalion
8 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1885, 58th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ajana, Melbourne
16 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT A31 Ajana from Melbourne
Date unknown: Involvement 58th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

58 Battalion

Rank - Private

15 May 1917 gunshot wound to the arm

26 September 1917 wounded in action at Etaples - twice

3 June 1918 invalid to Chicheste Uk with Pleurisy

Returned to Australia 24 August 1918 - Pleurisy with offusion

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son ofo Reuben Jason and Minnie Beasley of Boinka, Victoria, Asutralia. Brother of Pte William John Beasley, 38th Bn, killed in action, 28 May 1917.