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- Beauclerc Leigh Beckingsale -

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Name : Beauclerc Leigh Beckingsale.

Eldest Son of Beauclerc Bennett Beckingsale and Annie Catherine Beckingsale (née Hudson), of Fairlee House, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Born 1887 Wimbledon, Surrey. (Birth registered Kingston Sep qtr 1887).

Educated at the Isle of Wight College, and Blundell's School, Tiverton, Devon.
  Census Information :

1891 : Beauclerc and Annie Beckingsale, with their family including Beauclerc Leigh, are at 28, The Downs, Wimbledon, Surrey. Beauclerc Beckingsale is a Solicitor.

1901 : Beauclerc Leigh Beckingsale aged 13 is a Boarding Pupil at the Isle of Wight College, Appley, Ryde.

1911 : Beauclerc and Annie Beckingsale, with their family, are at Fairlee House, Newport. Beauclerc Leigh Beckingsale has not been found in the Census for 1911.

  Service details :

Lieutenant Beauclerc Leigh Beckingsale, 1st Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers.

  Casualty Details :

Died : 21st March 1918 aged 30

Commemorated at : Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Newport War Memorial
St Paul's Church, Barton, War Memorial
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle

Blundell's School War Memorial

  Documents :


Friday, September 27, 1918 Page 2

Information has been received by Mr. B.B. Beckingsale, Fairlee House, Newport, that his eldest son, Lieut. B.L. Beckingsale, Royal Irish Fusiliers, reported missing in France, on the 21st March, was killed by a shell on the St. Quentin front on that day.
  Further Information :

Administration of his effects was granted 6 January 1919 to his father. Value £414 3s 2d (National Will Calendar).
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Page last updated : 12 August 2011 - thanks to Janet Griffin for newspaper research


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