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Frederick James Beechey

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick James AWMM
  • Surname
    Beechey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22695 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
    J.M. Beechey (father), Clareville, Carterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22695 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 Teacher/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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  • Frederick Beechey was the son of J. M. and Elizabeth Beechey.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection holds a war memoir, written by 22628 Arthur Edward Dendy, that contains a reference concerning the death of Frederick Beechey, who was a close friend of Dendy's. [MS 2010/17, p. 212a]. "Lieutenant Beechey was bayoneted when valiantly holding his ground at the point where the enemy penetrated our line.". New Zealand lost 18,166 service men and women, out of a population of approximately 1,089,825, in World War I. Nearly all those killed were buried overseas - 5325 New Zealanders have no known grave. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 July 1918 AWMM
    Age 35 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery, Foncquevillers, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM III. B. 27. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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