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Bradford, Yorkshire
Benjamin Beanland was the son of Charles Henry Beanland and Hannah Maria Baker, who married at Derby in 1880. They had nine children. These were; Joseph Arthur, born in 1881, Benjamin, born in 1883. Louie, born in 1885, Hannah, born in 1888, Elizabeth Eleanor, born in 1890, Albert, born in 1891, Frank Baker, born in 1893, George Edward, born in 1895 and Stanley Baker, born in 1898. The first four children were born in Bradford, but the others were born in Nottingham. The family lived at 519 Rooley Lane, Bowling in Bradford, 34 Edwin Street, St. Ann's, Nottingham, 48 Hunger Hill Road, St. Ann's and 136 Dame Agnes Street, St Ann's. Charles Henry Beanland was a self-employed tailor who died in 1924. His wife died in Nottingham in 1915. Benjamin Beanland married Mabel Brinklow at All Soul's Church Radford 1/08/1908, and lived at 13 Radford Boulevard. They had two children, Eric Benjamin, born in 1911 and George, born in 1915. Following Benjamin's death his wife lived at 22 Grimston Road, Radford. She never remarried and died in 1934.
Benjamin Beanland worked as a self-employed tailor.
04 Apr 1917
2939239 - CWGC Website
449 Ilkeston Road, Radford, Nottingham.
2/5th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Beanland enlisted in Nottingham on 14/11/1916, and following training he was drafted to France on 26/02/1917. He was killed in action on 04/04/1917 at the start of the Battle of Arras. He is buried in Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy (grave ref IV.A.19).
His brother Second Lieutenant George Edward Beanland was killed in action 30/4/1917 serving with 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment. He is buried in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Loos. In memoriam notices published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 4th April 1918 :- “BEANLAND. – In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Ben, killed in action April 4th, 1917. Always remembered. – Dad, brothers, and sisters. “BEANLAND. – Private B. Beanland, killed in action April 4th, 1917. One long sad year, our hearts still sore, as time goes on we miss him more. – Loving wife & children. “BEANLAND. – In loving memory of our dear brother Private Ben Beanland, killed in action April 4th, 1917, also Second-Lieut. George. E. Beanland killed in action April 30th. Brothers, your duty done. – Sisters In memoriam notices are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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