WW1 Casualty: Private 36967 James Beesley -
Private 36967 James Beesley
Prescot Reporter 21/07/1917
||8th Bn, King's (Liverpool Regiment)
|Date of Death
||Age at Death
Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre
Div 62, V C 10
|CWGC Family Details (if shown)
||Birth Registered Q1 1886, 8b, 748
||1901 Census -
Living at Prescot Brook, Knowsley, are John Beesley (39), his wife Rachel (40), James (15) and Ernest (12)
1911 Census -
Rose Cottage, Liverpool Road, Prescot. John Beesley was a 49 year old Postman. He and his wife Rachel, aged 50, had been married for 25 years and had two children. Both James (25) and Ernest Jon (22) still lived with their parents and both worked as Gardeners.
|SDGW – Where Born
||Died of Wounds
||Theatre of War
||France & Flanders
|Research Ref. No.
Under the heading “This month, deaths in action”, the Parish Magazine of 24th September 1918 reported ”Pte. James Beesley, 32, King’s Liverpool, on 9th September 1918, of Rose Cottage, Brook Bridge”.
Private Beesley’s Medal Index Card showing his medal entitlement to the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.