BEADLE, John Robert (known as Jack) J R

Service:
Army
Rank:
Unknown
Unit:
Northumberland Fusiliers/Kings Hussars
Place Enlisted:
Scarborough
Service Number:
32144
Home Address:
Moor View, Eggleston.
Family Details:

Known as Jack.  Height 6' 3". Youngest child and only son of Henry and Mary Beadle. Henry was the Head Gamekeeper for Egglestone estate. He and Mary had been married for seven years.

 

After the war, in 1934, Jack married a local girl from Eggleston, Freda Bainbridge, whose father worked on the Eggleston estate as a woodsman.

Date of Birth:
Unknown
Place of Birth:
Unknown
Death:
Unknown
Place of Death
Unknown
Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Place of Burial:
Egglestone Churchyard
Notes:

Born Mat 1897.

 

Was twice hospitalised during service with bronchitis and then heart trouble - in hospital in Sheffield and Horton War Hospital, Epsom.

 

On returning to Egglestone, he became a gamekeeper like his father on Egglestone Estate and  items of his gamekeeper's clothing were donated to The Bowes Museum (ref. CST.2/702-706) - www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk/collections/collections search.

 

In WW2 Jack took charge of the Home Guard in Egglestone. Awarded a long service medal from the Country Landowner's Association until ill health prevented him. Died July 4th 1979 in hospital, aged 82, after a heart attack.

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