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Full Name
Albert Edward Beswick
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Albert Edward
Surname
Beswick
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
3/834
First Known Rank
Lance Corporal
Next of Kin
William Beswick (father), Postmaster, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
37 Linton Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Ambulance
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Auckland, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Star of India
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
53
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Medical Corps
Place of Death
Malta to Egypt
Date of Death
26 October 1915
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Addolorata Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
E. EA. A. 675.
Biographical Notes
Albert Beswick, son of William and Anne Beswick.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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