Arnold Locke BEATTIE


BEATTIE, Arnold Locke

Service Number: 3778
Enlisted: 1 September 1915, Lithgow, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tocumwal, NSW, 1895
Home Town: Cowra, Cowra, New South Wales
Schooling: Pyree Public School and Goulburn Continuation School
Occupation: Shop assistant
Died: Died of Wounds, Pozières, France, 8 August 1916
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
III A 13
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Wagga Wagga Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

1 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3778, Lithgow, New South Wales
20 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3778, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3778, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
1 Jun 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 20th Infantry Battalion
5 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3778, 20th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières , Shell wound (leg severed)

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...3778 Private Arnold Locke Beattie, grocer, of Cowra NSW. He enlisted in the 18th Battalion on 1 September 1915 and together with his older brother, Pte John Rolston Beattie, embarked on HMAT Runic on 20 January 1916. Both brothers were transferred to the 20th Battalion on 1 June 1916. Pte Arnold Beattie was wounded in action at Pozieres on 5 August 1916 and died of wounds at 34th Casualty Clearing Station on 8 August 1916, aged 21 years. Pte John Beattie was killed in action on 3 August 1916..." - SOURCE (