Contributed by: Gary Mascoll, on 2008-11-11
|Year of Birth||Unknown|
|Year of Death||1971|
|Regiment||East Surrey Regiment|
|Place of Wartime Residence||Croydon, Surrey|
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.