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Regimental number4450
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolFremantle State School, Western Australia
OccupationBoilermaker's assistant
Address81 Victoria Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Beckett, Groome Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Date of death31 October 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row E, Grave No. 7), Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert William and Christine BECKETT, 8 Groom Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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