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William John Beeching

In memory of:

Sapper William John Beeching

November 18, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

769842

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

11th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 7, 1896

Son of William and Sarah Ann Beeching.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 16.

Location:

Auberchicourt is a commune mining village in the Department of the Nord, 11.5 kilometres east of Douai on the road to Valenciennes and AUBERCHICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is one kilometre west of the village on the northside of the road to Erchin, 300 yards away from the Communal Cemetery.

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 537 of 724.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave marker
  • Auberchicourt British Cemetery
  • Auberchicourt British Cemetery
  • Cemetery Plan

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