Regiment : 1st/8th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Service number : 42816
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 21st October 1917 aged 19
Buried : Etaples Military Cemetery, France, Grave XXX. F. 4A.
Relatives : Son of George Henry and Jane Ellen Beckett, of Redditch, Worcestershire
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Headless Cross C of E School now in St Luke's C of E First School.
The following information is courtesy of Jennifer Annis, great niece of Henry Beckett:
Henry Beckett fought at the battle of the Somme in 1916 and the battle of Passchendaele in 1917. He was wounded in action on 9th July 1917 and died of his wounds at a hospital at Etaples, France on 21st October 1917.