"Soldiers Who Died In The Great War" 80 volumes, HMSO 1921
The volumes which I used for this research are kept in the Cambridge University Library in the 'Rare Books' section, classification number: WRB.44.72
The whole work consists of 80 volumes which, in this case, have been bound together to make 7 separate books.
Vol 1-5, Vol 6-15, Vol 16-30, Vol 31-46, Vol 47-60, Vol 61-74, Vol 75-80
Generally speaking, each volume comprises a separate Regiment and the Regiments are broken down into Battalions or smaller groups. The names of the soldiers who died are listed in alphabetical order within each Battalion.
I have searched the entire set of 80 volumes for the name Beeby and its variants, the results are shown below. Where volumes are not shown it is because there were no entries for Beeby.
I understand that microfilmed copies of this publication are available at Kew and presumably elsewhere as it must have been quite widely distributed.
Information listed is generally Name, Birthplace, Place enlisted, Army number, Death date. K in A (killed in action), d of w (died of wounds), F & F (France and Flanders).
Volume 2 - Royal Horse & Royal Field Artillery, Regulars and Territorial Forces
John Frederick Beeby, b. Nottingham, e. Ilkeston, Notts, 34553, K in A 6/10/1918
Watson Beeby, b. Gt Salkeld, Cumberland, e. Penrith, 715447, K in A 19/10/1917
Volume 4 - Corps of Royal Engineers
Robert Beeby, b. Newcastle on Tyne, e. Belfast, 64141, K in A 7/6/1917
Volume 10 - Northumberland Fusiliers
Thomas Beeby, b. Newcastle on Tyne, e. Newcastle, 4371, d. Medit 9/10/1915
Volume 12 - Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
John Beebe, b. Acton, e. Shepherds Bush, d of w F & F 2/7/1916
Volume 15 - Lincolnshire Regiment
Frederick Beebe, b. Butterwick, Lincs., e. Woodhall Spa, 200043, d. 16/4/1918
Volume 19 - Prince of Wales Own West Yorkshire Regiment
Louis Beeby, b. Bramley, Yorks., e. Pudsey, 39895, d. F & F 1/9/1918
Volume 21 - Bedfordshire Regiment
Percy Beeby, b. Kettering, e. Huntingdon, 43117, d of w, Pte, F & F 5/7/1918 was 1636 Hunts Cyclist Battalion
Thomas Beeby, b. Farcett, Hunts., e. Farcett, 43116, Pte, K in A F & F 5/1/1918 was 1633 Hunts Cyclist Battalion
Volume 22 - Leicestershire Regiment
Harry Beeby, b. Castle Donington, e. Loughborough, 21196, Pte, K in A F & F 17/7/1916
William Beeby, b. Nuneaton, Warwickshire, e. Hinckly, Leic., 240142, Pte, d of w F & F 4/11/1915
Frank Beeby, b. Peterborough, e. Leicester, 9556, L/Cpl, K in A, Mesopotamia 7/1/1916
Volume 38 - Duke of Wellington West Riding Regiment
Alfred Beeby, b. Manchester, e. Chester, 34881, Pte, K in A, F & F 24/10/1918 was 69216 Welsh Fusiliers
Volume 42 - South Staffordshire Regiment
7th Service Battalion
John Albert Beeby, b. Peterborough, e. Leicester, 32505, Pte, K in A, F & F 17/7/1917
Volume 46 - Black Watch
9th Service Battalion
Herbert William Beeby, b. Farcett, Hunts., e. London, S/8772, Sgt, d of w, F & F 14/4/1917
Volume 49 - Sherwood Foresters
William J Beeby, b. Castle Donington, e. Nottingham, lived Long Eaton, 31220, L/Cpl K in A F & F 20/7/1916
John Beeby, b. Somersham, Hunts., e. Nottingham, 56416, Pte, d of w, F & F 22/11/1917
Charles Beeby, b. Beeston, Notts., e. Nottingham, lived New Awsworth, 21059, Pte, K in A, F & F 16/9/1916
Note: Tony Sharpe contacted me to say that his Great-Uncle Percy Sharpe was also in the 2nd Bat. and killed on the same day as Charles. He adds "The 2nd SF's went into trenches at Arrowhead Copse 11/9/1916 and into action at The Quadrilateral on 13 to 17 Sept 1916. Casualties for that month were 654 - Heavy".
Volume 51 - Northamptonshire Regiment
George Henry Beeby, b. St Johns, Peterborough, e. Peterborough, 10335, Pte, K in A, F & F 17/10/1918
Philip Beeby, b. Somersham, Cambs., e. Peterborough, 14734, Pte, d of w, F & F 26/7/1916
Arthur Beeby, e. Peterborough (no birthplace given), 25187, Pte, K in A, F & F 3/5/1917
Jack Beeby, b. Yaxley, Hunts., e. St Pancras, Midx., 12725, L/Cpl, K in A, F & F 9/5/1915
Volume 55 - The King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Thomas Beeby, b. Gt Salkeld, Penrith, Cumberland. E. Oswestry, 230245, Pt. D of w, Egypt 20/4/1917 was 1884 Shropshire Yeomanry.
Volume 59 - Manchester Regiment
Herbert Beeby, b. Nuneaton, Warw. e. Hinckly, Leic., 61465, Pte, d of w, F & F 27/4/1918 was 31150 South Lancs.
Volume 62 - Durham Light Infantry
John Nathan Beeby, (no birthplace shown), e. Durham, 300982, Bugler, d of w, F & F 12/7/1917
Volume 76 - Artillery Company
Frank Alfred Beebee, e. Kensington, L/Cpl, 1843, K in A 1/7/1916 F & F
William Arthur Bebee, b. Skipton, Yorks., e. Keighly, Pte, 424297, d. 10/10/1918
Volume 79 - Royal Army Medical Corps
George Frederick Beeby, b. Birmingham, 80236, Pte, d of w, F & F 2/11/1916
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