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Forename(s): John William
Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 35730
Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 3rd Division
Date of Death: 1918-10-01
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VI. C. 15.
CWGC Cemetery: FLESQUIERES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
John William Beasley was the son of John William and Amelia Beasley, née Jarvis. John, senior, was born at Ketton, Rutland and Amelia at Wimbish, Essex.
1901 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 5, Byron Street - John Wm Beasley, aged 2 years, born Skipton, son of John Wm and Amelia Beasley.
1911 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 17, Montgomery Street - John William Beasley, aged 12 years, born Skipton, son of John William and Amelia Beasley.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John W. Beasley, 35730, R. Lanc. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte John William Beasley, 35730, 8th K.O.R.L.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: L/C (Pte) John William Beasley, 35730, 8 Bn Royal Lancs. Date and Place of Death: 1.10.18 in action France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father and Sole Legatee - John W. £14 8s. 3d.
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
BEASLEY, L. Cpl. John Wm., K.O.R.L., aged 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Beasley, 18, Ermysted Street, Skipton, killed Oct. 1, 1918.
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L/Corporal John William BEASLEY
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Division
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