Corporal Charles Benjamin Beaver

Commemorated at:

Given name: 
C B
Last name: 
Beaver
Gender: 
  • Male
Service number: 
NX20655
Rank: 
  • Corporal
Conflicts: 
  • Second World War, 1939–45

Additional information:

Place of birth: 
Jerrawa, NSW
Religion: 
Anglican or Church of England
Occupation: 
Brickmaker
Address: 
19 Orion Street
Yass NSW 2582
Australia
Marital status: 
  • Married
Age at embarkation (months): 
9 months
Age at embarkation (years): 
22 years
Next of kin: 
Wife: Eileen Amelia Beaver
Enlistment date: 
Thu, 03/28/1940
Embarkation details: 
Left Sydney, NSW by ship on 26 December 1940 to go to the Middle East
Rank from Nominal Roll: 
  • Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll: 
2/7th Division Cavalry Regiment
Unit: 
7th Division Cavalry
Service: 
  • Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF)
Veteran Notes/Bio: 
  • Place of enlistment: Walgrove, NSW
  • Unit at end of service: 2/7th Division Cavalry Regiment
  • Wounded in action on 12 November 1943. Hit by a Japanese sniper's bullet in the left shoulder.
  • Pictured in image 2 below on his horse 'Liberty'.
  • Pictured in image 3 below, seated first on the left in the front row, with a troop of the 7th Light Horse Regiment, Australian Military Forces. 
Photographs related to this veteran
Corporal Charles Benjamin BeaverCorporal Charles Benjamin Beaver on his horse 'Liberty'A troop of the 7th Light Horse Regiment, Australian Military Forces with a Hotchkiss MKI machine gun. Corporal Charles Benjamin Beaver, seated first on the left in the front row
Service record images
Telegram advising Corporal Beaver's wife, Eileen Amelia Beaver, that he has been wounded in action