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Percival Moore Beattie

Headstone of Second Lieutenant Percival Moore Beattie (38797). Cross Roads Cemetery, France. New Zealand War Graves Trust (FREQ9938). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Second Lieutenant Percival Moore Beattie (38797). Cross Roads Cemetery, France. New Zea …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percival Moore AWMM
  • Surname
    Beattie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 38797 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
    A.L. Beattie (father), Hawke's Bay Club, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Le Quesnoy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 38797 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 Sheep farmer/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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Percival Beattie was the son of Alfred Luther Beattie and Mary Ann Beattie; husband of Annie Henrietta Beattie, of Herepoho, Eskdale, Napier, New Zealand.

      Alfred and Mary Ann Beattie built a church on their farm as a memorial to their son Percival Beattie. The church was completed about 1920 and is still in use today. AWMM
    • The Eskdale War Memorial Church was built on Thomas Clark land by Annie Henrietta Beattie and her father Thomas Clark (my great aunt and my great grandfather) as a memorial to all men from the district who gave their lives for world peace as servicemen for their country.
      The land owned by Percy and Annie Beattie , some 1800 acres, was acquired by the government for returned servicemen. Six blocks were balloted on 20 September 1919. Public - Timothy Clark - Other relative - 19 October 2018 - Clark family descendant and family records.
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Death

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  • Death
    4 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Le QuesnoyFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois, Nord, France AWMM I. E. 14. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

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Memorial

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Sources

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  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Pugsley, C. (2018). Le Quesnoy, 1918 : New Zealand's Last Battle. Auckland, New Zealand : Oratia. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      72: 3 AWMM
    • NZEF CASUALTIES — LE QUESNOY As noted in the Appendix of Dr Christopher Pugsley’s book: Le Quesnoy 1918: New Zealand’s Last Battle. This list was compiled by Richard Stowers and Herb Farrant, and added to by Christopher Pugsley. Please forward any additional names and details to the author through Oratia Media. The list covers period 1–7 November 1918 and those who died after from wounds received in this period. AWMM

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19 October 2018Timothy ClarkWaipawa, NZOther relative
10 August 2015johnauckland new zealandOther

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