|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
First World War, 1914-1918
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Portrait of 3778 Private (Pte) Arnold Locke Beattie, grocer, of Cowra NSW. He enlisted in the ...
Portrait of 3778 Private (Pte) Arnold Locke Beattie, grocer, of Cowra NSW. He enlisted in the 18th Battalion on 1 September 1915 and together with his older brother, Pte John Rolston Beattie, embarked on HMAT Runic on 20 January 1916. Both brothers were transferred to the 20th Battalion on 1 June 1916. Pte Arnold Beattie was wounded in action at Pozieres on 5 August 1916 and died of wounds at 34th Casualty Clearing Station on 8 August 1916, aged 21 years. Pte John Beattie was killed in action on 3 August 1916 (see H05919).