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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: HMNZT 8
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: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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