Service Number: 4363
Enlisted: 29 November 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Skye, Scotland, 1888
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Seaman
Died: Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia, 27 June 1964, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
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World War 1 Service

29 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4363, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
9 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, 4363, 18th Infantry Battalion
9 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, 4363, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Sydney
9 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 4363, Shell wound to the left shoulder and invalided to England on 13 August 1918
17 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 4363, 18th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District as medically unfit

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was 7 Day Street, Sydney, NSW

Son of  Agnus and Bella Beaton of 36 Cemus Cross, Isle Orensy, Skye, Scotland

Commenced return to Australia on 8 January 1919 on board HT Orsova disembarking on the 20 February 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal, 1914-15 Star. The 1914-15 Star was issued as he was a member in the Naval and Expeditionary Force in New Guinea with the rank of Abel Seaman

Previously served in the Royal Naval Reserves for about 5 years