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Eric Beeston

In memory of:

Private Eric Beeston

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

811955

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

50th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 7, 1894

Son of George and Amy Beeston, of Bilby, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 366 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DURY CRUCIFIX CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. K. 56.

Location:

Dury is a village about 17 kilometres east-south-east of Arras. Travelling from Arras Centre, take the N39 Arras-Cambrai road for approximately 16.5 kilometres, where you turn left along D956. On this road take the first right fork of the Y Junction at 900 metres. Take the first right at 650 metres. The DURY CRUCIFIX CEMETERY lies on the left side of this road 100 metres from the junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 579 of 724.

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