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Herman Ernest BEECKEN

Regimental number6345
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLargs Bay, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs N M Beecken, Fletcher Road, Largs Bay, South Australia
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 April 1917
Place of burialCabaret-Rouge British Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No 7), Souchez, Pas de Calais, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Mitcham (Old) Cemetery, South Australia.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 3001 H E BEECKEN for first embarkation.

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