Private

Bethel Joseph (Beck) Simpson

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Andrew and Wilhelmina Simpson, of Palmerston North, New Zealand. Served in the South African Campaign.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

Submitted by: Sandra Brodrick
Relationship to casualty: Partner to a relative
Extract Coroner's 17 March 1915, Egyptian Army Hospital, Pont-de-Koubbeh Coroner's Report regarding the death of Private B Joseph Simpson, 9th Wellington Infantry, Age 31 Years : The body w... Read More

Personal Tributes:

Bethel, known as Beck, was my Great Uncle. I never met this man but my Grandmother told me many stories about her brother when they were growing up. I tried to find his grave in the early 1960's on m... Read More

Casualty

Service Number: 
10/941
Name:
Bethel Joseph (Beck) Simpson
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Mrs W. Simpson, Ranfurly Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
5 Wellesley Road, Napier, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Wellington Regiment

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Died of sickness
Date of Death:
17 March 1915
Day of Death:
Wednesday
Age at Death: 
31
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
Main Body
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
16 October 1914
Transport:

HMNZT 7
HMNZT 10
Vessel:
Limerick or Arawa
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
B. 176.
Cemetery Location: 
Egypt
Bethel Joseph (Beck) Simpson
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