Private George Beardsley

Army Number : 20692

Battalion : 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Son of Harriet Beardsley; Husband of Frances Blanche Beardsley, of Back Lane, Horsley Woodhouse, Derby. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting, 11th December 1914 at Ilkeston, Derbyshire. He went to France 11th August 1915 and was killed in action, 14th December 1915, aged 27, by German shellfire, whilst in the line at Sanctuary Wood, Belgium.

Commemorated : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium. Panel 39 and 41.

Ypres Menin Gate Memorial, Belgium.

Private George Beardsley is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Smalley Boys Endowed School War Memorial, Smalley, Derbyshire.
Horsley Woodhouse Recreation Ground War Memorial, Horsley Woodhouse, Derbyshire