In Memory of

ROBERT FREDERICK BEEBE

Private
69106
26th Bn., Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regt.)
who died on
Saturday, 16th September 1916. Age 25.

Additional Information: Son of Joshua and Caroline Beebe. Born at New Carlisle, P.Q., Canada.

Commemorative Information

Cemetery: MILLENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France
Grave Reference/
Panel Number:
E. 27.
Location: Millencourt is a village which lies approximately 2 kilometres west of Albert on the D91. Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension lies to the north of the village on the road to Henencourt.

Historical Information: The Communal Cemetery was used by units and Field Ambulances from August, 1915 to May, 1916, and again in April, 1918, for the burial of 61 soldiers from the United Kingdom and three from Australia; but after the Armistice these graves were moved into the Extension. The Extension was used by units, Field Ambulances, and the III Corps Main Dressing Station in 1916, and by the 4th Australian Division and other units in March and April, 1918. There are now over 300, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. The cemetery covers an area of 1,150 square metres.