1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Charles Beckett

Contributed by: Gary Mascoll, on 2008-11-11

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First Name Charles
Surname Beckett
Year of Birth Unknown
Year of Death 1971
Regiment East Surrey Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Croydon, Surrey

Charles's Story

I am married to his great grand daughter. Pte Beckett was injured on the first day of the Somme offensive. He passed away in 1971 and still had a piece of shrapnel embedded in his buttock.

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