James Ernest Beaney

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Born: Battersea, London, England 09.02.1893

Awards: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Rank: Private

Regiment: The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

Unit:  "D" Company, 6th Battalion, The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) (37th Brigade, 12th (Eastern) Division). Formerly Army Cyclist Corps.

Enlisted date 15/08/1914 into the East Surrey Regiment based Kingston-On-Thames, Surrey, England. 

Private Beaney was posted oversea's to France on May 31st, 1915.

James’s last known place of battle was in the trenches at “Ovillers-la-Boisselle” Somme regain, France, 07.08.1916, he was killed the next day while on cleaning up and rest duties at the wooden Military camp huts in Martinsart Wood by German shell fire.

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