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Samuel BECKE

Regimental number1521
Place of birthRazorback, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address1 Glebe Lane, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Becke, 17 Simmons Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Hannah BECKE. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

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

Date of death7 July 1935
Age at death64
Place of burialCremated: ashes scattered

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