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Harry Beckett PATERSON

Regimental number1172
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolParmiters School, Cambridge, London, England
Other trainingClerk in Insurance Company in London.
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor expert
Address41 Sutherland Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs V. Paterson, 41 Sutherland Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given names on NR are Harry Becket
Place of death or woundingChipilly, France
Age at death29.7
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 35), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Beckett and Violet PATERSON, 92 Meeks Road, Marrickville, New South Wales

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