Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Frank Beechwood

In memory of
Private
Joseph Frank Beechwood
April 9, 1917
France

Military Service:

Service Number:
207069
Age:
23
Force:
Army
Unit:
The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information:

Born:
August 24, 1893 Buffalo, New York
Enlistment:
December 14, 1915 Toronto, Ontario

Son of John Michael Beechwood of Buffalo, New York, United States of America.

Commemorated on Page 199 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VII. E. 19.
Location:
LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Press Clipping – Pte. Joseph Frank Beechwood was born in Buffalo, New York, on August 24th, 1893.  He had worked as a Printer.  He enlisted with the 97th Overseas Battalion, then known as the American Legion.  These units were composed of men with American connections.  Pte. Beechwood enlisted in Toronto on December 14th, 1915.
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  • Cemetery – La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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