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Waldemar BECK

Regimental number6969
Place of birthMalta
Other trainingUniversity of Malta
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor driver and surveyor
Address257 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Carolina Beck, Selima, Malta
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 July 1918
Place of death or woundingnr Hamel, France
Date of death6 July 1918
Age at death29.6
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBoisguillaume Communal Cemetery Extension (Row D, Grave No. 6B), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Lawrence Edward and Caroline BECK, 91 Strada Ridalfo, Sliema, Malta
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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