Private Albert Charles Beckett

Army Number : 4816

Battalion : 2/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived at Nottingham. Son of John and Mary Jane Beckett, of  246, Alfreton Road, Nottingham; Husband of Henriette Beckett, of 246, Denman Street, Nottingham. He was a shopkeeper prior to enlisting at Nottingham, He went to France 11th November 1914 with the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment. He was later transferred to the  2/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and was killed in action, 18th April 1918, aged 39, during a German attack near Kemmel, Belgium.

Commemorated : Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium. Panel 7.

Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium.

Private Albert Charles Beckett is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Peter’s Church War Memorial, Radford, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment Memorial, Nottingham.

Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.