Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Roger Stewart Montresor Beatson

In memory of:

Lieutenant Roger Stewart Montresor Beatson

July 2, 1916

Military Service






King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry


6th, attd. 10th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Mrs. C. M. Beatson and the late Mr. W. W. G. Beatson.

Commemorated on Page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem. B. 6.


GORDON DUMP CEMETERY is 2 kilometres north-east of Albert, on the right hand side of D929 Albert-Bapaume. At Y junction (102nd Infantry Brigade Memorial) nearby the Routiers restaurant, take right onto D20 and follow through Ovillers/La Boisselle. After 2 kilometres the Cemetery is signposted onto a 300 metre grass track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Roger Beatson– Photo from the Bank of Commerce Letters from the Front published in 1920.
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  • Photo of Roger Stewart Montresor Beatson– In memory of the employees from the Canadian Bank Of Commerce (CIBC) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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