Second Lieutenant Alexander Beatty

Second Lieutenant Alexander Beatty
Source: Australian War Memorial

First year at Wesley 1906
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Date enlisted 10/06/1915
Unit enlisted 21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcements
Service details A and B companies of 21st Battalion attacked Monquet Farm at dawn of 26/8/16. While they got to the second line the mission was unsuccessful with large numbers of troops being captured. Beatty was initially treated as missing in action, but it was confirmed he was shot in the head attempting to take a machine gun post.
Date of death 26/08/1916 - 27 years of age
Unit details 21st Battalion, B Company
Cemetery/Memorial place Pozieres British Cemetery - Plot 1 Row H Grave 41
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