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Frederick William BEECH

Regimental number5343
Place of birthHitchin, Hertfordshire, England
ReligionWesleyan
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressKihilla Street, Auburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A Beech, Bearton Road, Hitchin, Herefordshire, England
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 25 August 1915 - 3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 55th Battalion, 29 August 1916. Transferred to Y5A Medium Trench Mortar Battery, 21 September 1916; 53rd Battalion, 12 February 1916. Wounded at Hamel, France, 4 July 1918.
FateDied as a result of accident 12 September 1918
Age at death25
Place of burialBrie British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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