Lance Corporal Alfred Percy Beeston

Army Number: 242488 (Formerly 1029 Derbyshire Yeomanry and 7692 Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Battalion: 1/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British 15 Star, British War and Victory MedalBorn at Derby. Son of  William and Ann Beeston, of Poyser Cottage, Kirk Langley, Derbyshire. He was a butcher prior to enlistment. He went to Africa 27th April 1915 with the Derbyshire Yeomanry and then joined the 1/6th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and proceeded to France. He died of wounds 5th June 1917.

Buried Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Plot 1. Row E. Grave 24.

Aix-Noulette Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Lance Corporal Alfred Percy Beeston is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
All Saint’s Church War Memorial, Findern, Derbyshire.