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John Henry BECKMAN

Regimental number6285
Place of birthMount Egerton, Victoria
SchoolBungall State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressModware Post Offfice, Modware, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Beckman, Mount Egerton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1918
Date of death5 July 1918
Age at death27
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 6), Crouy-Sur-Some, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
98
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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