Robert John BEAGRIE

26th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 6290.

Killed in Action, 3 October 1918, Mont St. Quentin, France.

Biographical Details  

Born: 3 March 1886 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: James BEAGRIE.

Mother: Jessie Ann COWIE.

Marital Status: Single,

Education: Sarina State School, QLD.

Occupation: Grocer


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 1 August 1916 at Mackay, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Sarina, Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

22 December 1916 with 26th  Battalion,

18th  Reinforcements at Sydney, NSW on

Ship A64 "Demosthenes".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on

3 October 1918 while serving with 26th  Battalion at Gouy, near Mont St Quentin, France at the age of 32 years.

Burial place: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Guoy, France, Portion I, Row D, Grave No: 7.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs. Jessie Ann Beagrie, Sarina, Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Presbyterian.


Commemorative Details


Panel 106,  Australian War Memorial;

Mackay Cenotaph;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;

Sarina War Memorial.  


Other Sources/Acknowledgements:

North Queensland Register, 18 November 1918.


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