INDENTM.C. London Gazette 26.7.1918. "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When all communications were cut and runners could not get through to the batteries, this officer volunteered to go forward, and at great personal risk went around all the batteries, collecting information, and arranging reinforcements. Later, while reconnoitring new positions, he was severely wounded."
Lieutenant Arthur Henry Beer M.C., born 1895, Liverpool, volunteered for service from Trinity College, Cambridge, on the outbreak of war, received his commission and was attached to the 1st West Lancs. Artillery. He arrived in France, September, 1915 and experienced some heavy service at Ypres and later on the Somme. Lieutenant Beer died near Lille, France 22 April 1918, from wounds which he received during the German attack on Bethune two days before (see Liverpool Scroll of Honour).