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Eric Colin BEGGS

Regimental number270
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
Address25 Myrtle Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Robert Beggs, 25 Myrtle Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military service19th Signal Troop Army Engineers
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919

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