Private

Oswald William Murphy Beckett

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Mrs. W. A. Turnbull (formerly Beckett), of 69, Madras St., Sydenham, Christchurch; husband of Rubina Catherine Mary Beckett, of 45, Macandrew Rd., South Dunedin. Native of Georgetown, Invercargill.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

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Casualty

Service Number: 
29726
Name:
Oswald William Murphy Beckett
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Mrs R.C.M. Beckett (wife), 45 Macandrew Road, South Dunedin, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Occupation on Enlistment:
Carter
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 2 Battalion, C Company

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
07 June 1917
Day of Death:
Thursday
Age at Death: 
27
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
11 October 1916
Transport:
HMNZT 67
Vessel:
Tofua
Destination:
Plymouth, England

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Location: 
Belgium
Oswald William Murphy Beckett
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