BEECH Reginald Stafford Bowden
Regiment : 27th Casualty Clearing Station Royal Army Medical Corps
Service number : 57534
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 11th October 1918 aged 24
Buried : Doiran Military Cemetery, Greece, Grave VI. K. 2.
Relatives : Son of Joseph Henry and Eliza Ann Beech, 7 Cross St., Stourbridge, Worcestershire
Memorial : Stourbridge War Memorial
Credits : Researched by The Black Country Society.
Reginald Beech lived at 7 Cross Street, Stourbridge, with his parents. He had worked before the war for the Pearl Assurance Co. in Lower High St. and later for Mr Ernest Stevens. He volunteered in 1914 and enlisted in the RAMC. He was sent out to the Balkans in 1915 with the Mediterranean Force to aid Greece and Serbia against Bulgaria. He was posted to the 27th Casualty Clearing Station based at Salonika and remained in this area without leave for the three years he was abroad. Just as the campaign was reaching a successful conclusion with the defeat of Bulgaria he developed pneumonia and died on the 11th October 1918.