Angus John BEATON

BEATON, Angus John

Service Number: 5657
Enlisted: 19 January 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1872
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia, 1939, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5657, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
4 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5657, 5th Infantry Battalion
4 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5657, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
29 Nov 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 5657, 5th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 3rd Military District as medically unfit due to Rheumatism

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was 750 Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria

Son of Archibald Beaton and Caroline Beaton nee Norris of Melbourne, Victoria

Next of kin given as his daughter Blanche Beaton of 50 Palmerston Street, Carlton, Victoria. Father of William John Beaton, Elsie May Beaton and Daphne Maud Beaton.

During 1898 Angus married Alice Maud Gritten in Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 9 September 1916 on board HT Kanowna for discharge dismbarking on the 28 October 1916

Medal: British War Medal