Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Henry Beames

In memory of:

Private Thomas Henry Beames

March 12, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

13325

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 8, 1881

Son of Henry Blunt Beames and Katherine Helen Beames, of 69, Rue des Bouchers, Bruges, Belgium.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 42.

Location:

Fleurbaix is a village about 5 kilometres south-west of Armentieres. RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY lies to the south-east of the village. Leave Fleurbaix heading towards Armentieres, 300 metres from the centre of Fleurbaix turn right towards Bois Grenier. After a further 1 kilometre turn right again, follow the road round a sharp left hand bend, and the Cemetery is approximately 500 metres further on.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Roll of Honour– Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour.  Pte. Thomas Henry Beames enlisted in September 1914 with the first Canadian Contingent at Valcartier, Quebec.  He described his occupation on his military attestation form as a Civil Engineer.  He was born in Bengal, India.

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