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Denis BECKETT

Regimental number1384
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressCharles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Beckett, Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSGT Pack Store
Unit name1st Australian Clearing Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAS A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Clearing Hospital
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 30 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Denis and Cecilia BECKETT
Other details

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

Date of death6 September 1941
Age at death52
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery, Tasmania

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