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Alfred Herbert BEGBIE

Regimental number1791
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolCaulfield State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Violet Begbie, Brickwood Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSt Quentin, France
Date of death31 August 1918
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 16), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Coryndon and Elizabeth BEGBIE, husband of Florence Violet BEGBIE, 82 Brickwood Street, Elsterwick, Victoria. Born at Caulfield, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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