Topic: AIF - 1B - 2 LHR
2nd LHR, AIF
2nd Australian Light Horse Regiment
Carl Beck's name on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial
Service number: 3349
Rank: Trooper [Tpr]
Unit: 2nd Australian Light Horse
Date of death: 31 October 1917
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery or memorial details: PALESTINE 1 Beersheba War Cemetery
War Grave Register notes: BECK, Tpr. Carl, 3349. 2nd Australian Light Horse. Killed in action 31st Oct., 1917. C. 34.
Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.
A brief military biography of Carl Beck from The AIF Project:
|Place of birth||Mareeba, Queensland|
|Address||Warrego Street, Cairns, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Carl Beck, Warrego Street, Cairns, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Enlistment date||22 February 1917|
|Place of enlistment||Cairns, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Light Horse Regiment, 28th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/7/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Killed in Action 31 October 1917|
|Place of death or wounding||Bersheeba, Palestine|
|Place of burial||Beersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 34), Palestine|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Family/military connections||Nephew: 3122 Pte John Ellenduff BEATTS, 49th Bn, killed in action, 27 September 1917.|
|Other details|| |
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Disembarked Suez, 20 June 1917; marched into Isolation Camp, Moascar, 20 June 1917.
Transferred to 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, 26 July 1917; taken on strength, 26 July 1917.
Transferred to 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 29 July 1917; taken on strength, El Gamli, 1 August 1917.
Killed in action, Beersheba, Palestine, 31 October 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BECK Carl|
Lest we forget
Citation: 2nd LHR, AIF, Roll of Honour, Carl Beck