|Place of birth||Ulverstone, Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Victoria Road, Birkenhead, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, R Beck, Ulverstone, Tasmania|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 4435 Pte Cedric Roy Arthur BECK, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 7 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 11 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France (date not recorded).
Taken on strength, 10th Bn, in the field, 30 July 1916.
Reported missing, 23 August 1916; subsequently reported Prisoner of War, Germany.
Escaped from Germany, and arrived England, 7 December 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 11 April 1919 (tonsillitis); discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 10 June 1919.
War service: 3 years 283 days (of which 3 years 79 days were abroad)
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service
|Date of death|
|Age at death||52|
|Place of burial||Williamsford/Rosebery Cemetery, Tasmania|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BECK Alfred William|