Robert Beedles (1884-1918)

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:

BEEDLES, ROBERT. Private. No 7454. 6th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Montgomery, Wales, 21.9.1884. Son of Mr R. Beedles of Frolic Street, Newtown, Montgomery, Wales. Educated at Newtown Council School, Montgomery. Married. Employed as a woollen fettler. At the time of enlistment, on 14.9.1914, was living at 61 Gledhill's Yard, Moldgreen. Died of pneumonia in Etaples Base Hospital, 23.4.1918, aged 34 years. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 32, Row B, Grave 6A.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission