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Charles Augustus BECK

Regimental number551
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolBega District Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGovernment survey draughtsman
Address408 Park Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, A Beck, Bega, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1915
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1028 Sergeant Ferdinand BECK, 1st Bn, killed in action, 15 August 1915; Cousins: 2003 Pte Harold BECK, Artillery Details, killed in action, 4 December 1916; 375 Pte James BECK, Artillery Details, accidentally killed, 29 March 1917; 7693 Pte James Aloysius BECK, 34th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1918; Pte Frank BECK, died in Liverpool Camp, New South Wales; 2114 Pte Samuel BECK, 20th Bn, killed in action, 5 May 1916; 3463 Pte William Henry BECK, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death--/05/1948
Place of burialField of Mars Cemetery (Catholic Section), Sydney, New South Wales

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