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|Name:||Beresford, Guy Errol|
|Place of Birth:||Darwin|
|Next of Kin:||Richard Beresford - Father ; Childers Street, North Adelaide, S.A.|
|Biographical notes:||Guy Beresford's father Richard was a solicitor in Darwin, who stood against V.L. Solomon in the 1890 elections. Richard Beresford passed away on 19 August 1917 while his son was serving overseas.|
|Date of Enlistment:||31-May-1915|
|Age at Enlistment:||24|
|Place of Enlistment:||Keswick (S.A.)|
|Unit:||27th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|Service:||Australian Imperial Force|
|Date of Death:||1944-01-25|
|Place of Death:||Glenelg (S.A.)|
|Service History:||Beresford's Unit embarked from Adelaide on board HMAT A15 'Star of England' on 21 September 1915. He was severely wounded by gunshot in the shoulder on 1 July 1916 and spent over two months in hospital. Beresford was transferred to the Pay Corp in November 1916. He returned to Australia on 22 September 1919 per HT 'Port Sydney'.|
|Related link:||"Lce-Cpl Guy Beresford", The Register, 20 July 1916: p.5.|
Unit War Diary
The blue and brown diamond: History of the 27th Battalion (A.I.F.) on active service by W. Dollman and H.M. Skinner. Adelaide : Lonnen & Cope, 1921.
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A15 'Star of England'
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
|Appears in Collections:||Returned ANZACs|
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