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Norman Francis Henry BEGGS

Regimental number37533
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolGeelong Church of England Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNareeb-Nareeb, Glen Thompson, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Hugh Norman Beggs, Nareeb-Nareeb, Glen Thompson, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 30
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollField Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of acute bronchitis.
FateDied of disease 24 January 1918
Place of death or woundingSutton Veney, England
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (319 D. 9), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh Norman and Mary Catherine Reeves BEGGS, "Narub Varub", Glen Thompson, Victoria. Born at Ballarat
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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