Thomas Edward Beevor

Name

Thomas Edward Beevor
1880

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

24/08/1917
37

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
G/50134
Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment)
13th Bn.
"C" Coy.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Panel 113 to 115.
Belgium

Headstone

>He has no Headstone he is Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Thomas Edward Beevor, born in 1880 in Marylebone, he was the son of Francis Beevor a Boot and Shoe repairer and Mary Ann Beevor, the fifth child in a family of nine children, three of whom died during childhood.


1891 Census records Thomas aged 10, at school, living with his parents, brothers Francis 20, George 16, Joseph 13, sisters Mary 18, Emily 8, Susan 6 and Olivia 1, in Charles Lane, St Marylebone, Lon/Middx.


The census of 1911 shows Thomas employed as a gardener’s assistant. Still living at home with his parents, sisters Emily and Susan at 64 Cochrane Street, St Johns Wood.


On 26 December 1912 he married Alice Maud Bradley the daughter of Walter Edwin Bradley, a retired Civil Servent, at All Saints Church, St John’s Wood, London.

Wartime Service

Thomas enlisted as Private G/50134 with the Middlesex Regiment serving with  the 11th & 13th Battalions, and served at the Western Front. He died on 24 August 1917, aged 37, and is remembered with honour at the Tyne Cot Memorial.


Alice later lived at 102 Pinner Road, Oxhey, Herts.


Thomas is commemorated on the memorial at St Matthew’s Church, Oxhey.

Additional Information

The value of his effects were £2-12s-1d, Pay Owing and £4-10s-0d, War Gratuity which went to his Widow Alice M. Beevor. Husband of Alice M. Beevor, of 102, Pinner Road, Oxhey, Herts. Information provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

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