|Place of birth||Windsor, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Dorothy Lydia a'Beckett, Beach Road, Hampton, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Scottish Horse (6 months)|
|Place of enlistment||Northcote, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||58th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/75/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||58th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 16 July 1917; admitted to Ship's Hospital, at sea, 27 July 1917 (injury to back); discharged, 2 August 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 16 September 1917; marched into 15th Training Bn, Hurdcott, 17 September 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 8 January 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 9 January 1918.
Admitted to No 2 General Hospital, Le Havre, 19 January 1918 (bronchitis); transferred to England, 24 January 1918; to Southwark Military Hospital, East Dulwich Grove, 25 January 1918; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 19 March 1918 (debility and pleurisy); discharged, 19 March 1918, and marched into No 2 Command Depot the same day.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 12 May 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 5 July 1918; discharged Melbourne (medically unfit: general debility), 21 December 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Springvale Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, A'BECKETT Alfred Howard|