Albert Henry Beecroft (1881-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BEECROFT, ALBERT HENRY. Corporal. No 31312. 18th Battalion Manchester Regiment. Born Marsh 5.3.1881. Educated at Holy Trinity Church Schools. At the time of enlistment was living at 16 Buckingham Street, Moss Side, Manchester. Employed as a commercial traveller. Enlisted May 1915. Killed in action at Guillemont, 30.7.1916. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission