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Geoffrey Hilton Beale

Portrait of G. H. Beale. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, v.7, n.1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of G. H. Beale. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, v.7, n.1. Image has no known copyr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Geoffrey Hilton AWMM
  • Surname
    Beale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 45030 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E.C. Beale (father), 11 Swanson Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 45030 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 Farm manager/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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Geoffrey Beale was the son of Ernest C. and Margaret E. H. Beale, of Auckland, New Zealand, and England.

      Attended Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
    • Geoffrey’s father Ernest Clifton Beale was born at Grafton Rd, Auckland. Occupation: executor of will of Alexander Beale of Reading. Ernest was the 9th of 10 children of John Henry Beale (born 7 May 1817, died 19 Sep 1882) and Mary Eleanor Butler (1821-21 Feb 1899). Ernest married Margaret (May) Syme of Melbourne and they had three children: Geoffrey (Geoff), Gwen (married Mr Woods, a solicitor of Napier) and Margery (married Jim Williamson, who died in 1931).
      Ernest was prominent in Auckland cricket circles. Public - Emma - Other relative - 17 November 2018 - Family papers: ‘Beales of Blanford’, 1981. Researched and compiled by GA Beale, Cadenza Press, private press of GA Beale, 19 Wellington Road, London W 5.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM V. F. 22. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Second Term, 1919. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      69: 8 AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1919, Second term. pp.13-14.Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Second Term, 1919. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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