Beaven George

SURNAME Beaven
NAME George
PLACE-BIRTH London
OCCUPATION Labourer
PLACE-ENLISTMENT Townsville
DATE-ENLISTMENT 3-02-1916
NEXT-OF-KIN Mrs Maria Beaven (mother) London
LINK-TO-DOUGLAS SHIRE Address given as Mossman
REGIMENT-1 2nd Light Horse
RANK Trooper
CAMPAIGN-1 Middle East
DATE-DISCHARGED 22-05-1919
OTHER-INFO Embarked Sydney on Karroo, May 1916. Awarded the Silver War Badge
STORY-OUTLINE Although born in London and enlisted at Townsville, George Beaven's address was Mossman, obviously working in the district as a labourer at the time when he joined up in February 1916. He was assigned as Trooper in the 2nd Light Horse, leaving Sydney on the Karroo in May 1916. He survived the Middle East engagements of the 2nd Light Horse through to war's end. He returned to Australia and was discharged in May 1919.
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