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Walter BEGGS

Regimental number2287
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKerang PO, Kerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Beggs, Kerang PO, Kerang, Victoria
Enlistment date24 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1190 Pte Arthur Ernest BEGGS, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 May 1917; 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.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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