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Regimental number2291
Place of birthPreston, Lancashire, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMt Hawthorn, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edwin Begley, 20 Fairfield Street, Mt Hawthorn, Western Australia
Previous military service88th Infantry
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Susannah BEGBIE. Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 March 1934
Age at death37
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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