Alexander BEATTY

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BEATTY, Alexander

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 10 June 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Yackandandah, Victoria, 7 May 1889
Home Town: Yackandandah, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Mouquet Farm, France, 26 August 1916, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Back Creek State School WW1 Honour Roll, Yackandandah Masons HR, Yackandandah Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

10 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
26 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, 21st Infantry Battalion, Pozières
7 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 21st Infantry Battalion, Pozières
7 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne

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Biography

"...2nd Lieutenant Alexander Beatty, 10th Reinforcements, 21st Battalion, of Yackandandah, Vic. 2nd Lt Beatty enlisted on 10 June 1915 and was commissioned on 17 January 1916. He embarked aboard HMAT Wiltshire in Melbourne on 7 March 1916. On 26 August 1916 he was killed in action at Mouquet Farm, France..."SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)