Beeman J N Lt MC 1st Middlesex Regiment

Beeman J N Pte Royal Fusiliers

Beeman J N Pte Royal Fusiliers Comm 1st Middlesex Regiment.  Photo taken on 19th Dec 1914. Photo copied and cropped from The Past on Glass at Sutton Archives.
Photographer David Knights-Whittome. Shared under the Creative Commons Non Commercial


Born 2nd Jun 1898  St Martins in the Fields, London. Parents Harry Neville and Kate Ellen Beeman.

Commissioned 2nd Lt Middlesex Regiment 7th Apr 1916

To France 16th Jun 1917

Killed In Action 29th Sep 1918 Age 20

Awarded Military Cross Gazette Date 11th Oct 1918

Gazette Number 30801, M.C., His majesty the King has been graciously pleased to approve of the following award in recognition of their gallantry and devotion to duty in the field: For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to during an attack. He led his platoon with great dash and ability, and was about to capture a machine gun single-handed when it was blown to pieces by a shell. He secured his objective, and captured a machine gun and twelve prisoners. He did splendidly.

Buried Villers Hill British Cemetery, Villers-Guislain, Departement du Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.

Posted in Middlesex Regiment, Royal Fusiliers.