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Forename(s): Charles Ernest
Place of Birth: Halifax, Yorkshire
Service No: 5454
Rank: Company Quartermaster Sergeant
Regiment / Corps / Service: South African Infantry, 4th Regiment (South African Scottish)
Battalion / Unit: ---
Division: 66th (2/East Lancashire) Division
Date of Death: 1918-10-08
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: A. 6.
CWGC Cemetery: BEAUREVOIR BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HIGH BENTHAM, YORKSHIRE
Charles Ernest Beck was the son of John and Hannah Beck, née Craven. John was born at Ormskirk, Lancashire and Hannah at Bingley, Yorkshire.
1881 Hipperholme, Yorkshire Census: Park View, Lidgate - Charles Beck, aged 4 years, born Halifax, Yorkshire, son of John and Hannah Beck.
1891 Halifax, Yorkshire Census: 22, Gladstone Road - Charles E. Beck, aged 14 years, born Halifax, son of John and Hannah Beck.
1901 Halifax, Yorkshire Census: 12, Avondale Place - Chas. E. Beck, aged 24 years, born Halifax, Bank Clerk; son of John and Hannah Beck.
A short biography of Charles is included in: ‘Bentham’s Part in the Great War 1914-18’ by Allan and Marilyn Hartley (2019).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: South African Infantry, 4th Regiment (South African Scottish)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 66th (2/East Lancashire) Division
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