This site commemorates the men and women of Collingham, Linton and Micklethwaite who served during World War 1. Today we especially commemorate Orderly/Nurse Ida Mary Cairney of the Voluntary Aid Detachment who was born on this day in 1890.Today we especially commemorate Major Charles Edward Hastings Medhurst of the 14 Squadron Royal Air Force who died on this day in 1954.
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.

Biography last updated 29 January 2018 23:04:11.


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

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