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Arthur Ernest BEGGS

Regimental number1108
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Beggs, Kerang, Victoria
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1190
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 773 Pte Henry BEGGS, Imperial Camel Corps, returned to Australia, 17 July 1916; 774 Pte David BEGGS, Australian Veterinary Hospital, returned to Australia, 3 March 1919; [1154] Lt James BEGGS, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919; 2287 Pte Walter BEGGS, 60th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 August 1917.~
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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