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William BEATTIE

Regimental number1142
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolCoogee Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTram conductor
AddressLoftus Street, Campsie, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Cecilia Beattie, Loftus Street, Campsie, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death9 October 1917
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row C, Grave No. 15), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Cecelia BEATTIE, Loftus Street, Campsie, New South Wales

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