BEER, Sapper Albert (On Nelson Cenotaph as A. Beer)
Regimental Number: 442936
Military Unit: Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps
Date of Death: 11 February, 1919 (Influenza)
Age at Death: 37
Place of Burial: Bramshott (St. Mary) Churchyard, Hampshire, England
Attestation: 24 May, 1915, Vernon Camp (witness Captain F.T. Lucas) (54th Battalion)
Previous Military Experience:
Date and Place of Birth: 3 August, 1881; Stowting, Kent, England
Occupation: Locomotive Engineer
Residence: Nelson, BC
Next of Kin: Miss K. Beer, Leinster Square, London, England; Richard & Catherine
Beer (Parents), Folkestone, England
Religion: Church of England
Marital Status: Single
Newspaper items; Letters; Other information:
Immigrated to Canada in 1906; Liverpool to Halifax and St. John, NB on the Pretorian
The Daily News, November 26, 1915:
Went overseas with the 2nd contingent of the 54th battalion.
Rootsweb.com [Posting by Michelle Purnell, February 21, 2001]:
Register of the names of those who fell in the Great war and are buried in Bramshott ( St. Mary) churchyard and in Grayshott (St. Joseph) Roman Catholic Churchyard Hampshire, England.
Register of the Graves, Bramshott (St. Mary) Churchyard:
BEER, Spr. Albert, 442936. Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps. Died of pneumonia 11th Feb, 1919. Age 38. Son of Richard and Catherine Beer, of 87, Black bull Rd., Folkestone, England.