SAMUEL DENT BEESON 1899–1962
Born 4th May 1899 in Glossop, Derbyshire
Married Ellen Morris Oct-Dec 1927, Basford District, Nottingham
Died 3rd July 1962
Living on the High Street, Glossop, with father Samuel, a grocer/manager, mother Harriet, elder sister Annie E., 4, and brother Thomas, 6 months.
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.
Service Number: 137545
Military Unit: Machine Gun Corps
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed, served abroad
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.
Address: Audenshaw, Lancashire
Occupation: signalman, railway company
Household: living with wife Ellen born 3.10.1899
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.