Frederick Francis BEEL

BEEL, Frederick Francis

Service Numbers: 68764, VX26813
Enlisted: 14 June 1940, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Baarmutha, Victoria, Australia, 28 March 1900
Home Town: Baarmutha, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Presumed dead, Ambon, Netherlands East Indies, 20 February 1942, aged 41 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Ambon Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Beechworth Shire WW1 Honour Roll, Beechworth War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Oct 1918: Embarked Private, 68764, 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements, HMAT Boonah, Adelaide
22 Oct 1918: Involvement Private, 68764, 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements

World War 2 Service

14 Jun 1940: Enlisted Private, VX26813, Caulfield, Victoria
14 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, VX26813
20 Feb 1942: Involvement Private, VX26813, 2nd/21st Infantry Battalion, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John and Louisa Ellen Maude Beel, of Beechworth, Victoria, Australia; husband of Rosalie Beel, of Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia.