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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Maurice Beckwith
Name: Beckwith, Maurice Rodman
Rank: Gunner
Service Number: 6516
Place of Birth: Darwin (N.T.)
Next of Kin: R. A. Beckwith - Mother ; Gladstone, S.A.
Biographical notes: Maurice Rodman Beckwith was one of seven children and was born 12 May 1893 at Palmerston, Northern Territory to parents Ralph James and Ruth Agnes Beckwith (nee Manthorpe). He is a younger brother of Kenneth James Beckwith.
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Enlistment: 16-Feb-1916
Age at Enlistment: 22
Place of Enlistment: Adelaide (S.A.)
Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1905-05-26
Place of Death: Victoria
Service History: Unit embarked from Adelaide on board HMAT A28 'Miltiades' on 24 January 1917. Transferred to 14th Field Artillery Brigade. Gunshot wound right thigh 3 August 1918. Returned to Australia 22 May 1919.
Related link: Service Record
Unit War Diary
The blue and brown diamond : History of the 27th Battalion (A.I.F.) on active service by W. Dollman and H.M. Skinner. Adelaide : Lonnen & Cope, 1921.
Embarkation Roll
Nominal Roll
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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