Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Frank Beechwood

In memory of:

Private Joseph Frank Beechwood

April 9, 1917

France

Military Service


Service Number:

207069

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Born:

August 24, 1893
Buffalo, New York

Enlistment:

December 14, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of John Michael Beechwood of Buffalo, New York, United States of America.

Commemorated on Page 199 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VII. E. 19.

Location:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOSEPH FRANK BEECHWOOD – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Press Clipping – Pte. Joseph Frank Beechwood was born in Buffalo, New York, on August 24th, 1893.  He had worked as a Printer.  He enlisted with the 97th Overseas Battalion, then known as the American Legion.  These units were composed of men with American connections.  Pte. Beechwood enlisted in Toronto on December 14th, 1915.
  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Cemetery – La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Gravemarker

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