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George R. Beaston

Private

24th Infantry Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Procera
  • Planted By: Miss K. McGarey
  • Plaque: 736

Additional Info

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Biography

Reginald Beaston was born in Ballarat. He enlisted in Melbourne on 15th June 1915 at age 19, stating that he was unmarried, and employed as a groom. He was allocated to the 24th Infantry Battalion, with the Regimental No. 1803. During his service at Gallipoli he wads killed in action during the confused and heavy fighting around Hill 60. His body was not recovered and his name is recorded on the Lone Pine Memorial at Gallipoli.
Tree No. 736

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour