Robert Matthew Beatham, VC

Date of birth1894-06-16 Glassonby, Cumberland, England 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1915-01-08  8 Reinforcements to the 8th Battalion. 
Date of embarkation  1915-04  Embarked for Egypt. 
Other  1915-07  Returned to Australia for medical reasons. 
Date of embarkation  1915-09  Re embarked for Egypt. 
Other  1915-10  Arrived in Suez. 
Other  1915-12-07  Taken on strength with the 8th Battalion and sailed with it to France. 
Date wounded  1916-08  Wounded at Pozières. 
Date wounded  1917-10  Wounded at Passchendaele. 
Date of honour or award  1918-08-09  For action at Rosieres, east of Villers Bretonneux, France whilst serving with 8 Battalion, 2 Brigade, 1 Division as a Private. 
Other  1919-03-08  Beatham's Victoria Cross was received by his mother from King Goerge V at Buckingham Palace. 
Date of death1918-08-11