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Harry Beach was born in 1894 in Nottingham and was the son of George Frederick a leather dresser and Sarah Beach née Moore they lived at 36 North Road and later at 14 Portland Road (both West Bridgford Nottingham). His father was born in 1855 in Southwark, London and his mother Sarah Ann Moore was born in 1856 Coventry, they were married in 1885 , their marriage was recorded in the Kidderminster registration district. Sarah brought one child to the marriage, Martha Anne Moore b1877 in Cannock, Staffordshire. They went on to have 9 children, Maude Elizabeth b1887 West Bridgford, Arthur b1889 West Bridgford, Horace Fred b1891 Nottm, Evaline May b1892 Nottm, Harry b1894 Nottm, Lilian Beatrice b1895 Nottm, Mariam Grace b1896 Nottm, Ethel b1897 Nottm and Leonard Ernest b1899 Nottm. In the 1911 census the family are living at 36 North Road, West Bridgford and are shown as George Frederick 56 yrs a leather dresser, he is living with his wife Sarah aged 55 yrs and their stepdaughter Martha Anne Moore 34 yrs a blouse designer and their children Maude Elizabeth 24 yrs a blouse hand, Horace Fred 20 yrs a butcher, Evaline May 19 yrs a lace worker, Harry 17 yrs a carpenter, Lilian Beatrice 16 yrs a pattern girl, Miriam Grace 15 yrs no occupation, Ethel 14 yrs a scholar and Leonard Erenst 12 yrs a scholar.
In 1911 he was a carpenter.
28 Nov 1917
651894 - CWGC Website
South Nottinghamshire Hussars
Sergeant Harry Beach enlisted at Nottingham and served with the South Notts Hussars. He landed in Egypt on 26th April 1915 and was killed in action on 28th November 1917. He is buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel grave reference F 29
His brother Edward Arthur Beach served in the 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment having enlisted in East Ham, London. He died of wounds at Gallipoli on 10 August 1915. (See ROH)
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