Lieutenant Charles St. John Beatty

Regiment: 4th Royal Munster Fusiliers
Attached: 1st Batt. Royal Munster Fusiliers
Date published: 24/11/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 16/09/1916
Cemetery: La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Somme, France
Plot: II. E. 13.
Information: Lieutenant Charles St. John Beatty, was the eldest son of Rev. E. W. Beatty, B.D., Corbeg Rectory, Whitegate, Co. Cork. He was educated at Midleton College, and afterwards at the Grammar School, Cork, where he joined the O.T.C. When the war broke out he was studying at Rosse College, Dublin, for 1st Class Clerkship in Messrs. Guinness and Co., but at the call of duty he immediately volunteered for the Army, and received his commission in October, 1914, in the 4th Battalion of the R.M.F. He served in France for some months in the winter of 1915, with the 2nd Battalion of his Regiment, and again returned to France in the summer of the present year, when he was attached to the 1st Battalion of the R.M.F. He fell mortally wounded in the attack on Ginchy, September 9th, and died on September 16th, 1916.