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Arthur Haywood à Beckett (1868–1939)

Major Arthur Haywood a'Beckett, of Ballintrae, Bunyip, who died yesterday at the age of 71 years, was the younger son of the late Hon. William Arthur Calander a'Beckett. He was born at Narre Warren. Mrs. a'Beckett died in December last.

In England Major a'Beckett was a captain in the Antrim Artillery. He came to Australia before the war and enlisted with the A.I.F., and was at the landing at Gallipoli. He left Australia as a lieutenant and returned as a major in 1919.

The remains will be cremated at the Springvale Crematorium to-morrow afternoon. The cortege will leave Sleight's chapel, St. Kilda road, at 2.15 p.m.

A service will be conducted by the Bishop of Gippsland (Dr. Cranswick) and the Rural Dean of Warragul (the Rev. C. Woodhouse) at the crematorium chapel at 3 p.m.

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Alternative Names
  • a'Beckett, Arthur Haywood

18 June, 1868
Narre Warren, Victoria, Australia


9 April, 1939 (aged 70)
Bunyip, Victoria, Australia

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