Pte
George Henry Beach

Information about birth

Date of birth:
13/07/1897
Place of birth:
Coldwater, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada

General information

Profession:
Farmer
Religion:
Methodist

Army information

Country:
Canada
Force:
Canadian Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
201537
Enlistment date:
6/10/1915
Enlistment place:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Units:
 —  Canadian Infantry, 1st Bn. (Ontario Regiment)  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
06/11/1917
Place of death:
Mosselmarkt, Passchendaele, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
20

Memorial

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Panel: Panel 10 - 26 - 28.

Points of interest 3

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place
#3 ‘Place of death’

My story

"Killed in Action." This soldier was shot through the heart by a piece of shrapnel from an enemy shell which exploded directly over the trench, and instantly killed.

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