Corporal Ferdinand Beckworth

Army Number : 29850

Battalion : 17th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Nottingham and lived at 12, Eleanor Terrace, Lamcote Street, The Meadows, Nottingham. Son of John and Hanna Beckworth, of 45, Burford Road, Nottingham; Husband of Ada Crane (formerly Beckworth), of 1, Seaton Terrace, Goodhead Street, Nottingham. He was a packing case maker prior to enlisting at Nottingham. He was killed in action, 3rd September 1916, aged 32, in the attack on the German positions near Beaumont Hamel, France.

Corporal Ferdinand Beckworth

Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Corporal Ferdinand Beckworth is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. George’s Church War Memorial, The Meadows, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

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