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The Rare ´Chin Hills´ India General Service Medal (M.I.D. & Brevet Major) to Captain, Later Lieutenant-Colonel, H.Y. Beale [D.S.O.] and M.I.D. twice for the Boer war, 3nd Battalion Norfolk Regiment;

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The Rare ´Chin Hills´ India General Service Medal (M.I.D. & Brevet Major) to Captain, Later Lieutenant-Colonel, H.Y. Beale [D.S.O.] and M.I.D. twice for the Boer war, 3nd Battalion Norfolk Regiment;

India General Service 1854-95, one clasp, Chin Hills 1892-93 (Capt. H.Y. Beale, 2d Bn. Norf. R.),

D.S.O. London Gazette 31.10.1902 Henry Yelverton Beale, Captain and Adjutant Norfolk Regiment .

“In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa”.

Born 13thSeptember 1860 the son of Lieut Colonel H.G. Beale of the Indian Staff Corps. He married Mary Hayley in 1900 (Daughter of Rev T.G. Hayley)

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Yelverton Beale, D.S.O. (1860-1939); educated as Wellington College  where he was a Prefect in 1878, Cap XI 1878, and Racquet representative at Princes 1878 and 1879, R.M.C. 1880, Played Racquets for Sandhurst and Sandhurst;

Commissioned Second Lieutenant 9th Foot, 1881;

Captain 2nd Battalion 9th Foot, 1888;

He served attached 1st Battalion (as he appears on the medal roll) for the operations in the Northern Chin Hills, 1892-93 (Brevet Major for services in the Chin Hills 1892-93 and ; Mentioned in Despatches G.G.O. of 1893);  India General Service medal and clasp Chin Hills 1892-93.

Adjutant 3rd (Militia) Battalion Norfolk Regiment, 1897;

Major 1899;

He Commanded the 3rd Battalion of His Regiment, 1901-02

He served during the Boer War as a Station Staff Officer;

Officer Commanding 3rd Battalion, 20.6.1901-20.3.1902 (D.S.O.; M.I.D. London Gazette 10.9.1901 and 29.7.1902);

Entitled to Queens South Africa, clasps Cape Colony and Orange Free State, and Kings South Africa , clasp South Africa 1901. (Q.S.A. Medal roll signed by Beale as O/C)

Retired 15.8.1903;

Re-engaged for service during the Great War as Major, Depot, Norfolk Regiment, 5.8.1914;

Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel, Officer Commanding, Depot, Norfolk Regiment, December 1916-17.

Lived in Whitehall Place, London.

Died 22ndAugust 1930 in Rockhurst, Burwash Sussex, leaving £2284 2s. 2d.

Condition – NEF