Born 4th May 1899 in Glossop, Derbyshire

Married Ellen Morris Oct-Dec 1927, Basford District, Nottingham

Died 3rd July 1962

1901 Census

Living on the High Street, Glossop, with father Samuel, a grocer/manager, mother Harriet, elder sister Annie E., 4, and brother Thomas, 6 months.

1911 Census

Age 11, living on Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent with mother Harriet, a widow, who was a shopkeeper, and younger siblings Thomas Redvers Beeson 10, Dorothy Helen 7 and Fred Green Beeson.

Military Service

Rank: Private

Service Number: 137545

Military Unit: Machine Gun Corps

Theatre of War: Unconfirmed, served abroad

Demobilised 21.12.19

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

From the 1921 Census

Address: Main Road, Radcliffe

Employment: Lampman, Great Northern Railway, Colwick sidings

Household: Mother Harriet, brother Thomas Redvers, goods clerk, Great Northern Railway, sister Dorothy, Medicated Lozenge maker, Boots Pure Drug Co., brother Fred, joiner’s apprentice, Henry Pike, Builders.

1922 Electoral Register

Address: Main Road, Radcliffe on Trent

Household: Living with mother Harriett.

1939 Register

Address: Audenshaw, Lancashire

Occupation:  signalman, railway company

Household: living with wife Ellen born 3.10.1899

Other Information:

Railway Employment records Oct 31st 1939:
Employed by London North Eastern Railway as a signalman, working at Stockport junction box, Guide Bridge. Commenced employment on 10.3.15.

Address at date of death: 6 Parkdale Avenue, Audenshaw, Lancs.

Survived by his wife, Ellen.

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent with mother and siblings, attended school in the village.