Beauchamp Hassing Hoyer was born at Waterloo in 1881, the son of Frederick Hoyer and Zoe Magdalen (nee Humphreys).
 
The Hoyer family lived at 5 Oxford Road, Waterloo in 1881 and at 19 Harlech Road, Blundellsands in 1891 and 1901
 
Beauchamp's widow, Gladys Jeanette Banks (formerly Hoyer) lived at Germiston, Transvaal, South Africa after the war.
 
His gravestone can be seen at South African War Graves Project