Born: 1889, Ipswich.

Died: 8th August 1917; age 28; at Mesopotamia.

Residence: 36, Galveston Road, Putney, London.

Enlistment Location: Wandsworth, Surrey.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 191980.

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 13th Division, Signal Coy.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Amara War Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick William & Jessie Matilda Beart, of 34, Disraeli Gardens, Putney, London.




1891   229, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Hugh was 2 years old and living with his parents, sister, step siblings, maternal aunt & uncle and his future wife.

Frederick William Beart, 52, a General Draper – Buyer, born Aldeburgh, Suffolk.

Jessie Matilda Beart (nee Thrower), 27, born North Runcton, Norfolk.

Annie Constance Beart, 19, born Ipswich.

Violet Edith Beart, 17, born Ipswich.

Salmon Mash Beart, 15, a Draper’s Assistant, born Ipswich.

Oliver James Beart, 12, born Ipswich.

Lily Florence Beart, 10, born Ipswich.

Dorothy May Beart, 10 months, born Ipswich.

John Frederick Thrower, 24, a Schoolmaster – St. Mark’s College, Chelsea, born King’s Lynn, Norfolk.

Mary Lynex, 22, a Governess – Whitelands College, born Kirkham, Lancashire. (John & Mary were later married in 1894, Kirkham).

Alice Kate Thrower. 20, a Milliner – Drapers, born King’s Lynn.

1 general domestic servant.


1901   229, Norwich Road, Ipswich.


Hugh was 12 years old and living with his parents, sister step sister & widowed maternal grandmother.

Frederick, 62, a Draper – employer.

Jessie, 37.

Lily, 20.

Dorothy, 10.

Harriet Thrower, 73, Living on own Means, born King’s Lynn, Norfolk.

1 general domestic servant.


1911   36, Galveston Road, East Putney, London.


Hugh was 22 years old, a Chartering Clerk – Shipping. He was living with his parents, sister & step siblings.

Frederick, 72, a retired Drapery Buyer.

Jessie, 46.

Oscar Vinall Beart, 38, a Clerk – Toy Warehouse, born Ipswich.

Annie, 34, a Photographic Artists.

Dorothy, 20, a Photographic Artists.


Hugh’s father, Frederick William Beart died May 1911, at 36, Galveston Road, Putney.

Hugh is remembered on Ipswich School ww1 memorial.

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