John Beets Bales1

#69975, b. 28 March 1897

Individual's Timeline

Birth28 March 1897John Beets Bales1

Primary events

  • Birth: John Beets Bales was born on 28 March 1897 Father was J B BALES a Herring Exporter when he was in School in Yarmouth.1

Secondary circumstances

  • Education: In 1906 John Beets Bales was educated in Grammar School. Transferred from a Private School.1
Some aspects of John Beets Bales's life. Cadet Johnny (J. B.) BALES who was killed in Northern Ireland. He was retuned to Yarmouth and buried with full honours, home address being Queen's Place, Crown Road. Johnny was 24 years old in 1921, and had served in WW1 from 1914. He was in Gallipoli, the Egypt, was commissioned in the RAF where he went to Salonika. He was a true sportsman, roller skating, boxing, swimming and entertaining at social functions - Yarmouth Independent 30 April 1921.


  1. Free parish registers, online, First name(s)      John Beets
    Last name      Bales
    Birth year      1897
    Birth date      28 Mar 1897
    Event year      1906
    School name      Great Yarmouth Grammar School
    Town      Great Yarmouth
    County      Norfolk
    Country      England
    Parent name(s)      Mr T B Bales
    Book type      Admissions
    Archive reference      D_ED_9_1
    Folio / page no.      -
    Archive      Norfolk Record Office
    Record set      National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914
    Category      Education & work
    Subcategory      Schools & education
    Collections from      United Kingdom.