Alfred John Beales1

#70044, b. 8 October 1874, d. September 1925

Individual's Timeline

Birth8 October 1874Alfred John Beales1
Christening11 December 1882Alfred John Beales1
Death18 August 1925Alfred John Beales2
Death RegSeptember 1925Alfred John Beales3

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

Census details

  • In 1881 in Great Yarmouth Alfred John Beales was included in the household of Eliza KENT, his grandmother.

Military Career

Records show that Alfred John Beales served in the armed forces. Alfred was in the Militia around 1895, and served in WW1. In 1918 he was an acting corporal with the Norfolk regiment, and was discharged (according to a hand written letter from him) 21st January 1919. His attestmenet date was 13th November 1893. His medical assessment for WW1 was B3.

He was in South Africa for 2 years, then another later stint in the same place for 3 more years, then Gibraltar and India (c1911). Then IN France for 14 days in 1914. The rest of the time he was 'home'. His Africa medal included Paardeberg, Johannesburg and Cape Colony clasps. When He died he was an army pensioner.5


  1. Free parish registers, online, County      Norfolk
    Place      Great Yarmouth
    Church name      St Nicholas
    Register type      Unspecified
    Register entry number      3080
    Baptism date      11 Dec 1882
    Birth date      8 Oct 1874
    Person forename      Alfred John
    Person sex      M
    Person abode      Row 70
    Father forename      John
    Father surname      BEALES
    Father occupation      Fisherman
    Mother forename      Ellen.
  2. Website ( "Name:     Alfred John Beales
    Death Age:     49
    Birth Date:     abt 1876
    Death Date:     abt 1925
    Death Place:     5 Row 61
    Burial Date:     24 Aug 1925
    Burial Place:     Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    Cemetery Section:     G
    Grave Number:     1092
    Interment Number:     5175
    Cemetery Notes:     Not Consecrated."
  3. Free parish registers, online, First name(s)      ALFRED J
    Last name      BEALES
    Gender      Male
    Birth day      -
    Birth month      -
    Birth year      1876
    Age      49
    Death quarter      3
    Death year      1925
    District      YARMOUTH
    County      Norfolk
    Volume      4B
    Page      18
    Country      England
    Record set      England & Wales deaths 1837-2007
    Category      Life Events (BDMs)
    Subcategory      Deaths & burials
    Collections from      United Kingdom.
  4. Free parish registers, online, First name(s)      Alfred Jno
    Last name      Beales
    Birth year      -
    Birth date      -
    Event year      1884
    School name      Bluecoat Charity School
    Town      Great Yarmouth
    County      Norfolk
    Country      England
    Parent name(s)      -
    Book type      Admissions
    Archive reference      D_ED_19_7
    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.
  5. Free parish registers, online, First name(s)      Alfred John
    Last name      Beales
    Service number      3782
    Regiment      Norfolk Regiment
    Unit / Battalion      -
    Event year      1893
    Age      18
    Birth year      1875
    Birth town      Great Yarmouth
    Birth county      Norfolk
    Birth country      England
    Residence town      GREAT YARMOUTH
    Residence county      -
    Series      WO 364
    Record set      British Army Service Records 1914-1920
    Category      Armed forces & conflict
    Subcategory      First World War
    Collections from      United Kingdom.