William Herbert BEWS

BEWS, William Herbert

Service Numbers: 17586, N449853
Enlisted: 16 September 1916, Maryborough, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Baroota, South Australia, 19 January 1890
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Natural causes, Boolaroo, New South Wales, 18 August 1968, aged 78 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Maryborough City Hall Honour Roll, Toowoomba Queen of the South Lodge
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World War 1 Service

16 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 17586, Maryborough, Queensland
10 May 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 17586, Field Company Engineers, HMAT Marathon, Sydney
10 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 17586, Field Company Engineers, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
3 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 17586, 14th Field Company Engineers

World War 2 Service

18 Nov 1943: Enlisted Volunteer Defence Corps (WW2), Private, SN N449853, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Newcastle, New South Wales
19 Nov 1943: Involvement Volunteer Defence Corps (WW2), Private, SN N449853, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
16 Oct 1944: Discharged Volunteer Defence Corps (WW2), Private, SN N449853, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

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