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George Godfrey BECKETT

Regimental number707
Place of birthAngledool New South Wales
SchoolWeetalibah Subsidized School, Lightning Ridge, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressLightning Ridge via Walgett, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Beckett, Weetalibah via Walgett, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death22 September 1917
Age at death27.8
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row C, Grave No. 8A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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