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Matthias Beck

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matthias AWMM
  • Surname
    Beck AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2855 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 July 1887 AWMM OrmondvilleManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Urenui, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Victoria Rowe (friend), Urenui, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2855 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Bush contractor/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 7.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      158 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded June 1917 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Matthew (Mathias) Petersen Beck and Anna Maria Beck originally of Denmark. Brother of John Beck (2348) who died in the South African War. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Our great grandfather that lays in peace far from here. We visit you at rest, we name our children in your memory and we wonder what might have been if you had only come home. we will always be humbled by your bravery and the sacrifices you made so that all our generations that followed have known freedom.
    Public - Jason dean - Other Relative - 16 March 2015

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16 March 2015Jason deanNew ZealandOther Relative
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