BECK, Harold George
(Service number 80041)

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Date 8 March 1888 Place of Birth Sutherlands

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Pareora West, near Timaru
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Miss I. M. BECK (sister), Pareora West, via Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 43rd Reinforcements, F Company
Date 17 August 1918
Transport Ruahine
Embarked From Destination London, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 15 March 1955 Age 71 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 71, Plot 6
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Harold George Beck, the second son of George and Ada (née Taylor) Beck, was born at Sutherlands and educated at the local school there. Harold married Isabella Lucy Pearce on 26 September 1923 at St Peter's Church, Temuka


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 January 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [13 January 2017]

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