Matthias Beck

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Matthias Beck.

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Sergeant Matthias Beck was the son of Matthew (Mathias) Petersen Beck and Annie Marci Beck of Ormondville. He was awarded the Military Medal (MM) and Bar in 1917.

He was killed in action October 1917, aged 30, at Ypres, Belgium.  He is listed on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, and on the Norsewood memorial.

Sergeant Beck was the recipient of the Military Medal and Bar.

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918