Alfred Keith BECK

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BECK, Alfred Keith

Service Numbers: 762, 243
Enlisted: 17 September 1914, Launceston, Tasmania
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd Field Company Engineers
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, 13 March 1897
Home Town: Invermay, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Charles Street State School
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 June 1918, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Le Peuplier Military Cemetery
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 14
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 762, Launceston, Tasmania
1 Dec 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 3rd Field Company Engineers
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 762, 3rd Field Company Engineers, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 762, 3rd Field Company Engineers, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
26 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 243, 3rd Field Company Engineers
12 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 3rd Field Company Engineers
22 Jul 1916: Wounded Sergeant, SN 243, 3rd Field Company Engineers, Pozières, GSW (arm)
15 Oct 1917: Wounded Sergeant, SN 243, 3rd Field Company Engineers, 2nd occasion - GSW (buttocks)
5 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 243, 3rd Field Company Engineers, Merris (France)

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Biography

Other service number 762

3 Field Company Engineers

Rank - Sergeant

Son of Alfred Henry and Kate Mary Beck of Launceston, Tasmania.