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Horatio Wilfred Arthur Beechey

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World War 1 Name panel, Newmarket War Memorial, Newmarket, Auckland (photo John Halpin, 28 May 2011) - CC BY John Halpin

World War 1 Name panel, Newmarket War Memorial, Newmarket, Auckland (photo John Halpin, 28 May 2011) …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Horatio Wilfred Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Beechey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Beachey AWMM
    • Horatio Wilfred A. Beechey AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1056 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 July 1895 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F. Beechey (mother), 125 Wellesley Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1056 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 Bushman/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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  • Horatio Beechey was the son of Arthur Ernest and Frances Mary Beechey, of Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 January 1918 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Oxford Road Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM III. J. 20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Newmarket War Memorial, Olympic Park, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • The Borough of Newmarket War Memorial, Auckland Council Archives AWMM

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Sources

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