William Thomas BECK

William Thomas Beck Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
England
Resided
Brisbane
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
27-November-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
25
Status
Married
Service No
10884
Rank
Sapper
Unit
11th Field Company Engineers, 1st Reinforcements
Embarked
31-May-1916
Place
Adelaide
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
Lance Corporal
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
June 1918
Notes

Name on ROH: W.T. BICK

Also named on Jondaryan Honour Board.

 

William Beck arrived in France in August 1916 and transferred to the 12th Field Company Engineers. In February 1918 he was wounded in action, shattering his left knee. He was invalided to Shorncliffe Military Hospital where his leg had to be amputated. He returned to Australia In July and was discharged in November.

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