White cross for Frederick Barnabas Beach (1889-1919)

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White cross for Frederick Barnabas Beach (1889-1919).


Mount Maunganui boiler erector Frederick Barnabas Beach enlisted to fight during World War I on 20 May 1918. He died of heart failure following influenza whilst in training at Trentham Military Camp on 10 January 1919, another victim of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic. In 2014 Tauranga's 'Field of Remembrance' was created comprising 107 white crosses in memory of the men from the Tauranga area who died during World War I (1914-1918). Each cross carries a red poppy and the name of an individual who died. Text and photograph © Debbie McCauley (2014).

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White cross for Frederick Barnabas Beach (1889-1919)

First Names:Frederick Barnabas
Last Name:Beach
Date of Birth:12 June 1889
Place of Birth:Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand
City:Tauranga, New Zealand