Edward Bathurst BEAVIS

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BEAVIS, Edward Bathurst

Service Number: 1717
Enlisted: 11 January 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bathurst, New South Wales, September 1892
Home Town: Bathurst, Bathurst Regional, New South Wales
Schooling: Bathurst Technical College
Occupation: Photographer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row B, Grave 13
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bathurst Public School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1717, Liverpool, New South Wales
17 Mar 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1717, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Mar 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1717, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Sydney
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1717, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1717, 4th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...1717 Lance Corporal Edward Bathurst Beavis, 4th Battalion, of Bathurst, NSW, wearing a uniform with corporal's stripes. A photographer prior to enlistment, L Cpl Beavis embarked with the 4th Reinforcements from Sydney on HMAT Shropshire on 17 March 1915. On 6 August 1915 he was killed in action at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, aged 22..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)