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BEACHEN, FREDERICK JAMES

BEACHEN, FREDERICK JAMES

RANK:  RIFLEMAN                 SERIAL NO:  25/259

UNIT:     ‘B’ COMPANY 3rd BATTALION N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE

BORN:    10/08/1879  -  WAIPAWA  -  NEW ZEALAND

DIED:    13/03/1917                  

PLACE:  IN THE FIELD, BELGIUM

SINGLE:                   RELIGION:   ANGLICAN

WIFE:    N/A                                                                                                                                                                                                      

PARENTS:   

SIBLINGS:  G. H. BEACHEN (brother), ELSTHORPE

NEXT OF KIN: SUSAN SELINA BEACHEN (sister), WAIPAWA

OCCUPATION: STOCKMAN

EMPLOYER:  SELF

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  C/- POST OFFICE, TAIHAPE

HEIGHT:  5’ 10”               WEIGHT:  178lb.        CHEST: 39 ”

COMP:   FAIR         EYES:    BLUE             HAIR:    LIGHT

EDUCATION: 

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:                        

ENLISTED:  Place: TRENTHAM                         Date: 12/10/1915

MAIN BODY:                     REINFORCEMENT: 

MILITARY RECORD:

13/03/1916.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ, EGYPT.

07/04/1916.  EMBARKED FOR FRANCE FROM ALEXANDRIA.

09/04/1916.  NEGLECTING TO OBEY AN ORDER (DEPRIVED 2 DAYS PAY).

29/07/1916.  ADMITTED No.3 N.Z. FIELD AMBULANCE IN THE FIELD.

30/07/1916.  ADMITTED No.7 GENERAL HOSPITAL.

08/08/1916.  REJOINED UNIT.

23/01/1917.  ABSENT FROM 06.59am PARADE. (FORFEIT 2 DAYS PAY).

13/03/1917.  KILLED IN ACTION IN THE FIELD, BELGIUM.

    

 

                                                                                       

 

 

                                                                                    

AWARDED: 

BRITISH WAR MEDAL.

VICTORY MEDAL.