Charles BEASLEY

Birthplace
England
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Gardener
Enlisted
01-March-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
33
Status
Single
Service No
28
Rank
Private
Unit
25th Battalion, A Company
Embarked
29-June-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
5 August 1916
Place
Pozieres, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

 

Charles Beasley served at Gallipoli from September to December 1915. He joined his unit in France in March 1916 and in August was reported missing in action at Pozieres. In July 1917 a Court of Enquiry confirmed he had been killed in action on 5 August 1916. His body was never found.

 

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