Private Fred Beard

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Army Number: 13300

Battalion: 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived at New Tupton, Derbyshire. Son of James and Hannah Beard, of 5, Ringwood Terrace, New Tupton. He was a coal miner at Avenue Colliery, Clay Cross, Derbyshire prior to enlisting at Clay Cross. He was killed in action, by a Turkish sniper, 9th August 1915, age 24, in the attack at Ismail Oglu Tepe, (Chocolate Hill), Gallipoli, Turkey.

Commemorated: Helles Memorial, Turkey. Panel 150 to 152.

Helles Memorial, Turkey.

Private Fred Beard is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. John’s Church War Memorial, Tupton, Derbyshire.