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WWI 20485 AWMM
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Mrs A. Beck (mother), Kimbolton Road, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
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- Son of Ann Beck, of Kimbolton, Feilding, New Zealand. AWMM
- 'The Honoured Dead'
I regret to state that news was received the day of the meeting that one of our old [East Town] shopmates had died of wounds. Private George Beck went away with the 16th Reinforcements. He was well liked on account of his cheery good nature, and many a kindly thought will be given in the future to one who shouldered his country's burden and carried it cheerfully to the end.
The shops staff, in the usual manner, assembled around the flag-staff, while the Union Jack was hoisted in memory of the dead soldier. Mr J. Donaldson addressed the men in eloquent eulogy of our departed comrade, and a resolution of sympathy was passed, to be forwarded to Private Beck's widowed mother. At the Branch meeting in the evening a similar resolution was passed all standing in silence. Railway review, 16 November 1917, p 515 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 4 September 2017 - Railway Workers Obituaries : New Zealand History : www.nzhistory.govt.nz
17 October 1917 AWMM
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St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France AWMM P.III.J.8B. AWMM
Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
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|04 September 2017||Jenifer||Wairarapa||Researcher||
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