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|Name:||Beckwith, Maurice Rodman|
|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.|
|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:||1973|
|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.
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
|Appears in Collections:||Returned ANZACs|
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