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Coagh - Those That Served
868031   Driver Edmund Beattie
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Dated added: 31/05/2017
Last updated: 22/02/2019
Personal Details
Regiment/Service:
2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth:
02/04/1887
Died:
 (Survived The War)
Age:
Summary
Edmund Beattie was the son of Thomas and Maria Beattie. He was born on 2nd April 1887 in Lurganboy. He was one of eight children. They were a farming family who lived in Lurganboy. Edmund emigrated to Canada. Prior to enlisting Edmund was living in Toronto and was working as a salesman. Edmund Beattie enlisted on 13th March 1916 at Whitby, Ontario. Private Edmund Beattie served with the 116th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry. Private Beattie was discharged on 16th May 1919 in Toronto.
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1 1901 Census lists Beattie family Lists Edmund as age 14 living with the family at house 2 in Lurganboy, Tullaghoge, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Beattie family Does not list Edmund as living with the family at house 1 in Lurganboy, Tullaghoge, Tyrone
3 Edmund Beattie Attestation Papers Canadian Military Papers (55 pages)
4 Edmund Beattie Attestation Papers Canadian Military Papers (55 pages)
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