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John Tempest Beech

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Headstone of Private John Tempest Beech (36941). Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BECW8746). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private John Tempest Beech (36941). Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainau …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Tempest AWMM
  • Surname
    Beech AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 36941 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 August 1882 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    6th Aug 1882 Public - Harry - Direct descendant - 12 March 2017 - English Birth Record. Lancashire BMD Ref EB/87/445 Tempest.
  • Place of birth
    Bolton, Lancashire, England Public - Harry - Direct descendant - 12 March 2017 - English Sensus Records
  • Birth notes
    Parents William and Sarah Sophia Beech (nee Tempest) youngest of 10 children Public - Harry - Direct descendant - 12 March 2017 - English Census Records.
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer NZ Pihama Taranaki (William Lambie) Public - Harry - Direct descendant - 12 March 2017 - NZ Census Record 1914
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Harry Beech (brother), Crown Hotel, Derby Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Harry - Direct descendant - 12 March 2017 - No Known Marriage Records Found

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 36941 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 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Apprentice Plumber in England. Public - Harry - Direct descendant - 12 March 2017 - 1901 English Census Record
  • 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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  • Son of William and Sarah Sophia Beech, of Bolton, England AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 August 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Motor Car Corner Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM D. 21. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 March 2017HarryWirral EnglandDirect descendant

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