Ernest Wills Beer

6th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 1913

Died of Wounds, 9 August 1915, Lone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Biographical Details  


BEER, Ernest Wills

Private, 1913.

Born: 15 March 1898 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: Arthur Wills BEER,

Mother: Rose Edith NEWMAN.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: ?

Occupation: Butcher

Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 30 January 1915 at Melbourne, VIC.

Address at Enlistment: Clutha House, Williamstown Road, Yarraville, VIC.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

17 April 1915 with 6th  Battalion,

5th  Reinforcements at Melbourne, VIC on Ship A20 "Hororata".

Cause of Death: Died of Wounds on

9 August 1915 while serving with 6th  Battalion at Gallipoli, Turkey at the age of 17 years.

Burial place: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs. R. Beer, Clutha House, Williamstown Road, Yarraville, VIC.

Religion: Church of England.

Commemorative Details


Panel 45,  Australian War Memorial;

Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey

Panel No: 26.

Other Sources/Acknowledgements:

North Queensland Register, 31 January 1916.



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