|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Address||Alex. Beggs (brother), Staughtonvale, Anakie, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Father, William Beggs, 1 Francis Street, Geelong, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Geelong, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||24th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 4294 Lance Corporal Joseph Samuel BEGGS, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Wiltshire', 7 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria on HMT 'Tunisian' and proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 30 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 5 June 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 6 July 1916 (debility). Embarked Calais on HS 'Dieppe' and proceeded to England, 9 July 1916; moved out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 13 July 1916.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Ajana', 17 October 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 8 December 1916. Discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, Melbourne, 19 January 1917 (overage).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Dunolly Cemetery, Victoria.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BEGGS William|