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Name: Peter Hind BECK
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: P H Service No.: 204284
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Whitehaven, Cumberland. Age at Death: 36
Unit: 8th Bn West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence:
Home Address: 6 Mount View, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: 8 Siddick, Camerton Seaton, Workington, Cumberland.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Greenside Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Wednesday 11th September 1918
Place of Death: 2nd Canadian Hospital, Le Treport, France.
Battle/Campaign: Second Battles of the Somme, France, 1918. Second Battle of Bapaume, France, 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Greenside War Memorial, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. St John's Church, Roll of Honour, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Mont-Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France. Grave reference VIII. E. 10B.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 11th-12th September 1919. In Memoriam.
Family Details:
Son of the late Isaac and Margaret Beck of Clara Vale. Husband of Elizabeth Beck of 12 Rockwood Gardens, Greenside, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Their son, Isaac Beck, died on 22nd July 1915, aged 17 years, reported in the Blaydon Courier, 31st July 1915. Brothers: Joseph, Martin, Milburn, and Isaac. Sisters: Elizabeth, Agnes, Ann, Margaret, and Sarah.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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