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Alfred James Beech

In memory of:

Private Alfred James Beech

August 19, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

177800

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

February 13, 1896
Chertsey, Surrey, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

November 23, 1915
Sherbrooke, Quebec

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HILLSIDE CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 2.

Location:

Le Quesnel is a village half-way between the towns of Roye and Boves and is just north of the main straight road from Noyon to Amiens. HILLSIDE CEMETERY is 3 kilometres north-east of the village on the north-west side of the road to Caix.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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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 525 of 724.
  • British Home Children Roll of Honour
  • The Stanstead Quebec War Memorial.– The Stanstead Quebec War Memorial.  Stanstead is on the Canada/US border 
(state of Vermont).  For World War One, thirty-six men from Stanstead or 
from nearby communities are remembered on this war memorial.
  • Detail of Memorial plaque– Detail of Memorial plaque affixed to the Stanstead War 
Memorial.
  • Memorial– This photograph of Private ALFRED JAMES BEECH is from Photographic Record and Souvenir of the Canadian Grenadier Guards Overseas Battalion "Eighty Seventh" (1916). Colonel F.S. Meighen O.C.  Page 45, Number Fifteen Platoon.

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