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BeetGeorgePrivateQSA (1)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Defence of Kimberley
Kimberley TG
BeetH3539SergeantSlightly wounded and prisoner. Near Virginia, 9 December 1901
1st Battalion. Released. 9 Ml
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Sherwood Foresters) Derbyshire Regiment
BeetHarry ChurchillCorporalBEET HARRY CHURCHILL, Corporal, was born on 1 April, 1873, at Brackendale Farm, near Bingham, Notts, the son of Mr J A Beet, Sculptor.  He joined the Sherwood Foresters on 18 February 1892, and sailed for India in January 1894, where he served throughout the fighting on the Punjab Frontier, 1897 and 1898 (Medal and two clasps).  He served in the South African War of 1899-1902, and won the Victoria Cross while under immediate command of Captain P Leveson-Gower.  He was once wounded in this campaign on 9 December 1901.  He was promoted Sergeant by Lord Kitchener for service in the field.  The Victoria Cross was presented to him at the capital of Natal on 14 August 1901, by HRH the Duke of York.  His Victoria Cross was gazetted 12 February 1901: 'Harry Churchill Beet, Corporal, 1st Battalion Mounted Infantry.  At Wakkerstroom, on the 22nd April, 1900, No 2 Mounted Infantry Company, 1st Battalion Derbyshire Regiment, with two squadrons Imperial Yeomanry, had to retire from near a farm, under a ridge held by Boers.  Corporal Burnett, Imperial Yeomanry, was left on the ground wounded, and Corporal Beet, on seeing him, remained behind and placed him under cover, bound up his wounds, and by firing prevented the Boers from coming down to the farm till dark, when Dr Wilson, Imperial Yeomanry, came to the wounded man's assistance.  The retirement was carried out under very heavy fire, and Corporal Beet was exposed to fire during the whole afternoon'. 
The 'Times' of 22 February 1916, says: 'The appointment of H C Beet, VC, 32nd Reserve Canadian Infantry Battalion, to be temporary Lieutenant was gazetted last night'. 
Source: VC recipients (VC and DSO book)
(Sherwood Foresters) Derbyshire Regiment
BeetenS MSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
BeetgeChristoffel JohannesPrisoner number: 29446
Captured: Nooitgedacht 20 Feb 1902
Sent to: India
Age: 17
Address: Schoonoordt
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum 2016
Boer Forces
BeetgeFrans JacobusPrisoner number: 19479
Captured: Lydenburg 16 May 1901
Sent to: Bermuda, Burts Island
Age: 41
Address: Buffelsvlei
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum 2016
Boer Forces
BeetgeGerhardus Johannes AlwynPrisoner number: 19481
Captured: Middelburg Dist 01 Jun 1901
Sent to: Unknown
Age: 44
Address: Buffelsvlei
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum 2016
Boer Forces
BeetgeGert Johannes AlwynPrisoner number: 18411
Captured: Waterval Rivier 16 Apr 1901
Sent to: Bermuda, Burts Island
Age: 17
Address: Waterloor Rivier
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum 2016
Boer Forces
BeetgeJan HendrikPrisoner number: 19480
Captured: Near Pietersbur 02 Jun 1901
Sent to: Bermuda
Age: 28
Address: Roodewalshoek
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum 2016
Boer Forces
BeetgeJan HendrikPrisoner number: 21698
Captured: Honingsberg 23 Jul 1901
Sent to: Unknown
Age: 16
Address: Petrusburg
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum 2016
Boer Forces
BeetgeJohannes AndriesPrisoner number: 29445
Captured: Nooitgedacht 20 Feb 1902
Sent to: India
Age: 15
Address: Schoonoordt
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum 2016
Boer Forces
BeetgeJohannes AndriesPrisoner number: 29447
Captured: Nooitgedacht 20 Feb 1902
Sent to: India
Age: 51
Address: Schoonoordt
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum 2016
Boer Forces
BeetgeJohannes HermanusPrisoner number: 22520
Captured: Doornplaat 17 Sep 1901
Sent to: India, Shahjahanpur
Age: 50
Address: Petrusburg
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum 2016
Boer Forces
BeethamJohn TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kimberley Horse
BeethamJohn James862PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseQueensland, 1st Battalion Australian Commonwealth
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