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Cyril Hurst BECK

Regimental number2379
Place of birthWangaratta, Victoria
SchoolMoonee Ponds West State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address38 Ardock Street, Essendon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, M H Beck, 38 Ardock Street, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXX, Row D, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
145
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mathhew Henry and Lilian Alice BECK, 9 Ardoch Street, Essendon, Victoria. Born at Wangaratta, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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