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George Temple BECK

Regimental number2139
Place of birthInverloch, Victoria
SchoolPublic School, NSW
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBassawonga, Poowong PO, Poowong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Beck, Poowong PO, Poowong, Victoria
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 January 1917
Date of death20 January 1917
Age at death29.6
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row L. Grave No. 8), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary Ann BECK, Poowong, Victoria. Native of Inverlock, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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