Jesse BEADLE

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BEADLE, Jesse

Service Number: 1906
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Wilmington, Kent, England, 1890
Home Town: Burwood, Burwood, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gas employee [Formerly worked at Bexleyheath Post Office in England]
Died: Killed in action between 7th and 14th August, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Special Memorial C. 7. INSCRIPTION THEIR GLORY SHALL NOT BE BLOTTED OUT
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burwood Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

13 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1906, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
13 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1906, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Mar 1890 Beadle Jesse Dartford 2a 494

Although at attestation he claimed to have been born in Woolwicch, it is more likely from the birth registration that he was born in Wilmington, near Dartford, Kent.

Emigrated 1914.

Married Laura in Australia, 1 daughter living at Kembla, Ethel Street, Burwood, New South Wales.

Enlistment date-14 January 1915.

Unit name-2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement

Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915.

He was 26 and the son of Son of Jesse & Susannah Beadle.

In Kent, England, he is honoured on the St Paulinus Church Memorial, Bexleyheath War Memorial, Christ Church Bexleyheath War Memorial panels and the Memorial in the Manor House, Crayford.

His death was mentioned in the local, Kent newspapers-

Bexleyheath Observer 10 September 1915. Erith Observer 10 September 1915.

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