BEAN, Neville
(Service number 11816)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth Punjab, India

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin C. Bean (brother), C/- Haynes, Robinson and Cox, Perth, Western Australia
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZEF
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 12th Reinforcements Welllington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Date 1 May 1916
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Auckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 21 February 1917 Age
Place of Death Messines, Belgium
Cause Killed in action
Memorial or Cemetery Pont-du-Hem Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, Nord, France
Memorial Reference IV. D. 12
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Temuka War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Neville Bean was the son of Ellen A Bean of 303 New South Head Rd, Edgecliff, Sudney, NSW, Australia and the late John Duncan Bean (District Superintendent Punjab Police). Born in the Punjab, India


Temuka through the years: an informal history (Temuka History Book Committee, 2009); Cenotaph Sep 2013

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Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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