Harry Beavis

Rifleman Harry Beavis

Title: Rifleman Harry Beavis
Description: Taken from the 'Surrey Comet', 11 November 1916 by-nc

Taken from the Surrey Comet, 11 November 1916

“A Past Grand Master of the bush Park Lodge, M.U.I.O.O. and a chorister and server at St. Andrew’s Church, Surbiton, Rifleman Harry J. Beavis was well known in the district.  Also formerly a member of the Kingston Men’s V.A.D., he frequently did duty at the Red Cross Hospital at New Malden.  Prior to the outbreak of war he was for several years head tuner at Messers F.T.V Honeywed and Son, of Surbiton Park Terrace, Kingston, being much respected by the firm’s clients.  He was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Beavis, of “Surbiton”, Victoria avenue, W Swanage.  Rifleman Beavis, who was serving in the Queen’s Westminsters, was killed in action on September 10.”

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