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Albert BEGG

Regimental number3007
Place of birthAberdeen, Scotland
SchoolNaval Preparatory Boarding School, England
Age on arrival in Australia34
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBride Street, Wynnum South, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs J D Begg, Bride Street, Wynnum South, Queensland
Previous military serviceRetired Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Navy
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 5 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death5 September 1916
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialBouzincourt Ridge Cemetery Albert (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Fraquharson and Jane Hay BEGG, husband of Jessie Donaldson BEGG, Guy Street, Warwick, Queensland. Born at Aberdeen, Scotland

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