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Cedric Roy Arthur BECK

Regimental number4435
Date of birth26 July 1896
Place of birthUlverstone, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressVictoria Road, Birkenhead, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.1
Height5' 6.75"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinFather, R. Beck, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets; transferred to G Company, 77th Bn, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Discharge date10 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4434 Pte Alfred William BECK, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Reported missing, Pozieres, France, 19-23 August 1916.

Reported Prisoner of War, Germany, interned at Munster, 22 August 1916.

Repatriated from Germany, arrived in england, 5 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nevasa', 5 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 10 June 1919.War service: 3 years 283 days (of which 3 years 79 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No S66938.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BECK Cedric Roy Arthur

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