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Regimental number6775
Place of birthYass New South Wales
OccupationRailway employee
AddressIslington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Arthur Vernon Begbie, 35 Maitland Road, Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 April 1918
Date of death28 April 1918
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Vernon and Alena Jessie BEGBIE, Islington, New South Wales. Native of Murrumburrah, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6771 Pte Arthur Percival Elphinston BEGBIE, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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