Lance Corporal Edgar Beeden

Army Number: 26720

Battalion: 16th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British War and Victory MedalBorn at Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Son of Samuel and Sarah Beeden, of Worksop. Husband of Hannah Elizabeth of Merrel’s Yard, Portland Street, Pleasley Hill, Nottinghamshire. He was a Railway engine driver prior to enlisting 1st June 1915 at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.  He went to France 6th March 1916, was appointed Lance Corporal 7th April 1916 and was killed in action, 21st November 1916.

Buried  : Gommecourt British Cemetery No.2, Hebuterne, France. Plot 7. Row B. Grave 11.

Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery, Foncquevillers, France.

Lance Corporal Edgar Beeden is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Worksop War Memorial, Worksop, Nottinghamshire.