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William BECKMAN

Regimental number5941
Place of birthBallan, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGordon House, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kathleen Beckman, Mount Egerton via Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 March 1974
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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