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Christopher William Reeve BEECHEY

Regimental number1368
Place of birthSpalding England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinAmy Beechey, 14 Avondale Road, Lincoln, England
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section C
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A31 Ajana on 30 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 200 Lance Corporal Harold Reeve BEECHEY, 48th Bn, killed in action, 10 April 1917; 2nd Lt Frank Collett Reeve BEECHEY, 13th Bn, East Yorkshire Regiment, died of wounds, 14 November 1916; 13773 Sgt Bernard Reeve BEECHEY, 2nd Bn, The Lincolnshire Regiment, killed in action, 25 September 1915; 58708 Pte Charles Reeve BEECHEY, 25th Bn, Royal Fusiliers, died of wounds, 20 October 1917; 593763 Rifleman Leonard Reeve BEECHEY, 18th Bn, The London Regiment (London Irish Rifles), died of wounds, 29 December 1917; Eric BEECHEY, Royal Army Medical Corps (Dental); 2nd Lt Sam BEECHEY, British Army.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 September 1968
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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