Awards & Winners

Harry Churchill Beet

Date of Birth 01-April-1873
Place of Birth Bingham
(United Kingdom, Rushcliffe, England)
Nationality United Kingdom, Canada
Profession Soldier
Harry Churchill Beet VC was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Beet was 27 years old, and a corporal in the 1st Battalion, Derbyshire Regiment, British Army during the Second Boer War when the following deed took place on 22 April 1900 at Wakkerstroom, South Africa, for which he was awarded the VC: He later achieved the rank of Captain. He later emigrated to Saskatchewan, Canada, where he fought with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in World War I. In 1936 he settled in Vancouver where he remained until his death. His Victoria Cross is displayed at the Sherwood Foresters Museum, The Castle, Nottingham, England.

Awards by Harry Churchill Beet

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Victoria Cross
(In recognition of most conspicuous bravery that took place on 22nd April, 1900 as Corporal of the Derbyshire Regiment during the Second Boer War.)