This site commemorates the men and women of Collingham, Linton and Micklethwaite who served during World War 1. Today we especially commemorate Lieutenant William Rowson Richardson of the 21st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment who died on this day in 1978.
Beckitt, W

Connection with Collingham, Linton or Micklethwaite and reason for inclusion on this web site

  • Named on printed lists of villagers in The Wetherby News or Collingham Parish Magazine

We have been unable to identify this man.

On the 23rd October 1914, the Wetherby News published a list of men who had volunteered for service. The name of W. Beckitt of Wetherby Grange appears on that list but we have been unable to identify this man from service records or from the 1911 census.

If you are able to help us identify him, please contact us.


Sources

The Wetherby News 18/9/1914 & 23/10/1914

If you have any photographs or further details about this person we would be pleased to hear from you. Please contact us via: alan.berry@collinghamanddistrictwararchive.info