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John James BECKHAM

Regimental number142
Place of birthBirchip, Victoria
Address203 Upper Skene Street, Newtown, Geelong
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWilliam Beckham, 203 Upper Skene Street, Newtown, Geelong
Enlistment date16 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row L. Grave No. 17), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Johanna Louisa BECKHAM. Born at Birchip, Victoria

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