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Beard, Frederick Gerald Vesey

Deaths among sons of Medical Men: Beard, F. G. V., Lieutenant, Worcester Regiment, eldest son of Dr. Beard of Croydon, killed on July 4th, aged 26. He was at Epsom College and at Trinity College, Dublin, joined the Public Schools Battalion in August, 1914, and got his commission as Lieutenant in the Worcesters on November 23rd, 1914, in July 1915, he went to Gallipoli and served there until the withdrawal, taking part in the evacuation of both Suvla Bay and Cape Helles. He went to France last month. British Medical Journal July 22nd, 1916

Biographical

Surname(s)Beard
First name(s)Frederick Gerald Vesey
Date of birth17 December 1889
Family detailsSon of Frederic Beard, M.B., and Geraldine L. Beard, of The Old Smithy, Sanderstead, Surrey
Previous educationEpsom College and Trinity College, Dublin
CollegeGuy's Hospital
QualificationsB.A. (Dublin)
Military unitWorcestershire Regiment, 9th Bn. attd. 4th Bn.
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
CampaignsGallipoli and France
Date of death4 July 1916
Age at death27
Rank at deathLieutenant
Cause of deathKilled in action
Commemoration(s)Guy's Hospital Memorial; Thiepval Memorial; Aravon School, Bray, C. Wicklow (Master); Croydon Online; dublin.heritage ie;
SourcesGuy's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Soldiers Died in the Great War; British Medical Journal

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