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McBean N A    Pte    241

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


McBean N A    Pte    241    Norman Alexander           41 Inf Bn    26    Storekeeper    Single    Pres        

Address:    Oalburn, Townsville, Qld    

Next of Kin:    McBean, Mary, Mrs, mother, 24 Bloomfield Rd, Ascot Vale    

Enlisted:    18 Oct 1915        

Embarked:     A64 Demosthenes 18 May 1916 (Sydney)    


Date of Death: 09/10/1918

CWGC: "Son of Mary and the late John Sinclair McBean, of 42, Bloomfield Rd.,

Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia. Native of Melbourne".



Pte. N. A. McBean, aged 29 years, youngest son of Mrs. Mary A. McBean and the late John Sinclair McBean, late of Newmarket, died from gas effects at Aldershot, England, on 9th October. He enlisted in Queensland in the 41st Battalion during October, 1915, and was wounded twice and admitted to hospital on 10th August, 1918. Pte. McBean was a brother of Mr. W. H. McBean, of "Orama," Shaftesbury street, Essendon, and also a brother of Mr. J. G McBean, Kensington.


THE FLYING CORPS. (1918, October 24). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2 Edition: Morning. Retrieved August 29, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74607468




Pte. N. A. McBean, son of Mrs. Mc Bean, late of Railway

place, Newmarket, and who enlisted with the Queensland

Reinforcements, has been gassed.


ROLL OF HONOR. (1918, August 29). The Essendon

Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter

(Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 4 Edition:

Morning. Retrieved August 10, 2012, from



McBEAN -An official cable message has been received

that Private N A McBean, son of Mrs McBean, sen.,

Orama, Shaftesbury street, Essendon has been gassed

and is dangerously ill, admitted to Australian General

Hospital 9/8/18. He enlisted with Queensland reinforce-

ments in May, 1915.

The Argus 2 September 1918 



McBEAN - Private Norman A., youngest son of the 
late John Sinclair McBean and Mary A. McBean
(late of Newmarket), died of wounds (gas effects).

Enlisted in Queensland. Twice previously wounded. 

The Argus 18 October 1918



War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall L-R

Newmarket Baptist Church *



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