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Charles BECKER

Regimental number2565
Place of birthStonecroft Queensland
SchoolPrivate School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStoneccroft, Taroom Miles, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T Becker, Stoneccroft, Taroom Miles, Queensland
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDeceased 17 December 1915
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Date of death17 December 1915
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 223), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary Ann BECKER, Stonecroft, Taroom, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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