Arthur Reginald George Beal

Name

Arthur Reginald George Beal

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

13/05/1915

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Fleet Paymaster
Royal Navy
H.M.S. "Goliath"

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
9.
United Kingdom

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

He was born in 1864 on Portsea Island, Hampshire and, as a young man, joined the navy. He was at sea at the time of the 1881 census, when he was 17, and again in 1901 at the age of 37. In 1910, he married May Holland Morris.

Wartime Service

Arthur Reginald George Beal was the Fleet Paymaster (equivalent in rank to a Commander) for HMS Goliath, a Royal Navy vessel lost when it was torpedoed by a Turkish destroyer in the Dardanelles.

Additional Information

Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild