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Anselm Jerome Beehan

1/4 portrait of Lieutenant Beehan in military uniform. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-B78. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

1/4 portrait of Lieutenant Beehan in military uniform. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Anselm Jerome AWMM
  • Surname
    Beehan AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Anselin Jerome AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22909 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 June 1895 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Hon. W. Beehan (father), 86 Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22909 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Clerk AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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  • Anselm Beehan was the son of William and Annie Theresa Beehan, of 86 Grafton Rd., Auckland, New Zealand.

    Attended Sacred Heart College 1903-04.

    Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club

    Name is listed in the Nominal Roll as Anselin Jerome Beehan AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    27 March 1918 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Sacred Heart College, 250 West Tamaki Rd, Glendowie, Auckland 1071 Public - Louise - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Have personally seen on several occasions in Sacred Heart Chapel
    • Roll of Honour Monument, Auckland Grammar School, 55-87 Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland 1023 Public - Louise - Other Relative - 21 April 2015 - Have personally seen at Auckland Grammar School
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM

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  • Anselm Jerome Beehan was my 1st cousin 3x removed (the second son of my 3x great grandmother Elizabeth Beehan (nee O'Reilly)'s brother William). This site has helped me learn more about him, and also finally see an image of him. A tragic loss with so many others.
    Public - Hannah - Other relative - 1 July 2016



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07 July 2016DamianAuckland, New ZealandResearcher
01 July 2016HannahEdinburgh, ScotlandOther relative
16 June 2016DamianAucklandResearcher
27 December 2015AWMMAucklandResearcher
06 November 2015AllanRotoruaResearcher

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