Donald BEATON

BEATON, Donald

Service Number: 3104
Enlisted: 5 October 1916, Enlisted at Rutherford, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 56th Infantry Battalion
Born: Barrington, New South Wales, Australia, 1878
Home Town: Barrington, Gloucester Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, 1938, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

5 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3104, 54th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rutherford, NSW
11 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3104, 54th Infantry Battalion
11 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3104, 54th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
28 Sep 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 56th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 54th Battalion
28 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3104, 56th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Malcom and Mary A. Beaton of Port Stephens, NSW later of Barrington, NSW. Brother of Angus Beaton, Sarah Beaton, Charlotte Beaton, Catherine Beaton, Marion Beaton, Margaret A. Beaton, Malcom Beaton and John Beaton. Another unnamed child born 1884

Commenced return to Australia on 2 June 1919 on board HT Beltana disembarking 19 July 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal