George Darling BEAMES

Badge Number: S560, Sub Branch: Parkside
S560

BEAMES, George Darling

Service Numbers: 875, S70073
Enlisted: 31 August 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Eastwood, South Australia, 6 April 1889
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Belair, South Australia, 24 December 1967, aged 78 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
South East, Individual Rose Bed SG2 Position 016
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Myrtle Bank War Memorial, Parkside Public School Roll of Honor, Tusmore Burnside District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 875, Adelaide, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 875, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 875, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 875, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 875, 10th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

26 Mar 1942: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S70073, Adelaide, South Australia
27 Mar 1942: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S70073
15 Feb 1944: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S70073

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Biography

Son of Arthur George BEAMES and Mary nee SCOTT

"...875 George Darling Beames was born at Eastwood, South Australia, on 6 April 1889. He enlisted at Morphettville, South Australia, on 31 August 1914 and served with the 10th Battalion. He was wounded in action at Gallipoli on 19 May 1915 and again in France on 26 July 1916. He married Christina Urquhart at Glasgow in 1918 and returned to Australia with Christina in 1919." - SOURCE (collections.slsa.sa.gov.au)

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