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BeetA1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Lancashire Regiment
BeetASource: WO100/283King Williamstown TG
BeetAPrivateFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1877-8Kaffrarian Volunteers
BeetA JMrQSA known to exist. QSA (1)
Source: List of QSAs with the clasp Defence of Kimberley
Army Post Office Corps
BeetC HSource: QSA and KSA rollsDEOVR
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
BeetJSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsColdstream Guards
BeetJSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls39th Battery, RFA
BeetenS MSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
BeetgeChristoffel JacobusBurgerClick here to access the record in the ForumMiddelburg Commando
BeetgeChristoffel JohannesPrisoner number: 29446
Captured: Nooitgedacht 20 Feb 1902
Sent to: India
Age: 17
Address: Schoonoordt
Source: Anglo Boer War Museum 2016
Boer Forces
BeetgeE G JBurgerClick here to access the record in the ForumMiddelburg Commando
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
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