Grimsby Newspapers
Bandsman Albert Beere killed in action
Grimsby Independent, 17 Jan 1917, p. 4

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Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum.
Date of Publication:
17 Jan 1917
Personal Name(s):
Beere. Albert
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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The casualty lists on Monday morning contained the name of Bandsman Albert Beere, for many years a resident of Grimsby. Bandsman Beere left for overseas as cornet player with the 98th Battalion Band, but it is not known here what battalion he transferred to in England in order to get to the front as a private. Albert Beere was a high type of Englishman, a carpenter by trade and a hard working, clean living citizen. He came here about 10 years ago and purchased a lot on Paton Street North and erected a home on it. He built several houses in different parts of the town and at the present his widow owns property on the Bonham survey. He was an employee of D. Marsh & Sons for several years. Beere was about 32 or 33 years of age and leaves a wife and three small children. Mrs. Beere and children went home to England on a visit last fall...

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Bandsman Albert Beere killed in action