BEACH, George Edgar

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
44RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
PLY/X3568
Born: 
Monday, November 7, 1921
Birthplace: 
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Died : 
Tuesday, January 23, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
George Beach 44 Commando
Marine George Beach died during operations at Kangaw, Burma.
Extract from Service Record
23.10.39 enlisted Royal Marines.
07.11.39 date of service reckons from.
07.06.40 3rd Bn. RM Brigade.
30.08.40 embarked for Dakar and Freetown.
22.02.41 returned to UK.
07.11.42 awarded 1st Good Conduct Badge.
01.08.43 commenced 44RM Commando.
29.11.43 appointed Lance Corporal.
29.12.43 promoted Acting Temporary Corporal.
13.11.43 embarked Liverpool for India.
20.12.43 disembarked Bombay.
21.02.44 embarked Bombay.
04.03.44 disembarks theatre of operations.
17.05.44 to 09.06.44 hospitalised (124 I.G.H., Silchar) with Malaria reverts to rank Marine.
10.07.44 returned 44RM Commando promoted Acting Temporary Corporal.
26.09.44 to 'X' List on admission to hospital (54 I.G.H.).
23.01.45 44RM Commando killed in action.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/127.
Service Record and images provided by Family.
ROH in 44RM Commando Achnacarry to the Arakan , author Tony Mackenzie.
[Image] John Barnett (nephew).
 
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