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Frederick James Beachen

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick James AWMM
  • Surname
    Beachen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25/259 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    10 August 1879 Public - Vivienne - Other relative - 17 June 2017 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Tamumu Station, Waipukurau, Hawkes Bay Public - Vivienne - Other relative - 17 June 2017 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
    Frederick was the 7th child of Samuel and Susan Beachen Public - Vivienne - Other relative - 17 June 2017 - Family papers
  • Address before enlistment
    Taihape Public - Vivienne - Other relative - 17 June 2017 - Family papers
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Miss S.S. Beachen (sister), Waipawa, New Zealand AWMM
    • HIs sister Selina Susan married James Robert Thompson in 1906 and in 1915 was living in Norsewood, Hawkes Bay. Public - Vivienne - Other relative - 17 June 2017 - Family papers
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Vivienne - Other relative - 17 June 2017 - Family papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/259 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Stockman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frederick Beachen was the son of Samuel and Susan Beachen. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 March 1917 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    MessinesBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Berks Cemetery Extension, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM I. L. 2. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I would like to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the date that Fred Beachen was killed at Messines, Belgium 13/03/1917. Fred was the older brother of my grand mother Francis May Beachen whose married name was McGaffin. They grew up in rural Hawkes Bay, New Zealand in the district of Elsethorpe. Fred is remembered in the Waipawa museum along with other WW1 soldiers from that area. His resting place is Berkes Cemetry Extension, Ploegsteert Wood, Messines. This tribute is also posted on behalf of my late father Norman (Mac) who served in WW2. Lest we forget.
    Public - Meryn Patricia - Other relative - 11 March 2017

Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 June 2017VivienneWhitianga, New ZealandOther relative
11 March 2017Meryn PatriciaNew ZealandOther relative
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