Henry Beasley

Henry Beasley

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Lieutenant Colonel Henry Mountifort Beasley DSO (1875 - 14 December 1949), known as 'Pops', was a British Army officer and a leading contract bridge personality in the early days of the game. Born in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, India, he was educated at Bedford School, and entered the Royal Military Academy (Woolwich) on leaving school. Beasley was gazetted to the Royal Artillery in 1896. He served in India, Burma and China, and took part in the Relief of Peking after the Boxer Rebellion. He served in WWI on the staff of the Anzac Corps. He was thrice mentioned in despatches and awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO). After the war he served in Germany on the Disarmament Commission. He was an interpreter in French, German and Hindustani.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135741519
  • 9786135741513