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William Barry BECK

Regimental number2831
Place of birthKilmore, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSalesman
Address22 Margaret Street, Canterbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William John Beck, 22 Margaret Street, Canterbury, Victoria
Enlistment date21 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4432 Pte Arthur Stanley BECK, 59th Bn, killed in action, 14 December 1916; 343 Pte James Harold Leslie BECK, 1st Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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