Harry Norman Beck

Born:July 31 1901 In:  Queensland, Australia
Died:July 5 1927 (at age 25)In:  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Stephen Jacques Beck
His father
Mary Betsy Beck (born Greasley)
His mother
Leonard Roy Beck
His brother
Allen Stephen Beck
His brother
Unknown Beck
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Died from lead poisoning. From licking railings painted with lead paint.

Birth Ref:- 1901/4110

Death Ref:- 1927/1635

Australian Electoral Roll 1925. Lilley Division, Kelvin Grove Subdivision ref 365,Hollymount, Kelvin Grove Rd, Kelvin Grove, Clerk

The Brisbane Courier 6 July 1927

FUNERAL NOTICES

Beck.-The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. S.

J. Beck and Family are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their deceased Son and Brother, Harry Norman, to move from their residence, "Hollymount," Kelvin Grove Road, Kelvin Grove, This (Wednesday) Afternoon, at 3 o'clock, to the Toowong Cemetery. Motor service.

CANNON & CRIPPS.

Beck.-Excelsior Tent No. 14, I.O.R.,

Officers and Members of the above Tent and Order are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their deceased Brother, Harry Norman Beck, to move from his Parents' residence, Kelvin Grove Road, Kelvin Grove, This (Wednesday) Afternoon, at 3 o'clock, to the Toowong Cemetery.

JOHN.S. SHAW. Secretary.

Beck.-Silver Cross Lodge, No. 17, U.G.L.

Officers and Brethren of the above Lodge are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of Bro. Harry Norman Beck, to move from his Parents' residence, Kelvin Grove road, Kelvin Grove, This (Wednesday) Afternoon, at 3 o'clock, to the Toowong Cemetery.

T. HALLAS

The Brisbane Courier Saturday 9th July 1927

OBITUARY

The death of Mr. Harry Norman Beck took place last Tuesday afternoon, at the residence of his parents. Kelvin Grove, after a short illness. Deceased, who was 25 years of age, was a highly esteemed member of the staff of Messrs. Burns, Philp, and Co., Ltd., with whom he had been associated for 12 years. He interested himself in Sunday School, Temperance, and Masonic activities. For a number of years he was associated with the Clifton-terrace Methodist Sunday School, and No. 14 Excelsior Lodge (I.O.R.), and wBB a member of " Silver Cross Lodge," TJ.G.L. His remains were laid to rest on Wednesday afternoon in the Toowong Cemetery. The cortege contained representatives of the various bodies with whom he had identified himself. At the graveside Rev. J. H. Prowse conducted the service, also the Masonic rites, and Mr. J. S. Shaw the service of the Independent Order of Rechabites. The chief mourners were Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Beck (father and mother), and Allen Beck (brother). Others present included Messrs. Hamilton, Bottomer, Wyman, Coulter, and Samson (representing Messrs. Burns, Philp, and Co., Ltd.). Wreaths were forwarded by Federated Clerks' Union, the R.W.M. officers and members of Lodge "Silver Crow." U.G.L., Mr. and Mrs. T. M'Culloch and family, Mr. and Mrs. G. Scott and family, Mr. and Mrs. F. Boyes and family, Jean, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Smith and family, officers and members Excelsior Tent, No. 14, I.O.R., Mr. J. Hayes and family, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Lord and family, officers and members Methodist Order of Knights, Clifton terrace, Clifton Terrace Women's Church Help Society, Mr. and Mrs. Holmes and family, Management Burns, Philp, and Co., Ltd., Mrs. Chapman and family, His Old Pal Bob, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Moor and family, Grandmother and Grandfather Greasley, British Imperial Oil Co., Mrs. Keong and family, Mr. and Mrs. Pillinger and family, Junior Christian Endeavour Society, Clifton Terrace Methodist Church, Mr. and Mrs. Warner and family, Office Staff,- Burns, Philp, and Co., Ltd., Mr. and Mrs. George Hodge and family, Olympian Tennis Club, Warehouse staff, Burns, Philp, and Co., Ltd., His Old Friend S. Trotter, Mr. A. R. Bottomcr, Mr. G. Collins and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kerr and family, Mr. and Mrs. Daw, Mrs. Jones and Miss S. Jones, Mr. and Mrs, Stanfield and family, Mr. and Mrs. Witt, Mr. and Mrs. Newby and family, Clifton Terrace Methodist Sunday School and Comradeship, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Walker and family.

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