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Terence Macguire BECKETT

Regimental number4246
Place of birthPambula, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address9 Prospect Road, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 6.25"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Beckett, Pambula, South Coast, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in Australian Field Artillery; left the district.
Enlistment date21 July 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 3 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Discharge date18 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orca', 19 February 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 18 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as BUCKETT.Changed surname to BECKETT about 1908.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BECKETT Terence Macguire

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