Pizarro William Beckett

 

Submitted by Linda Chapman (nee Beckett).

Pizarro was Linda’s grandfather

Born West Brightside Sheffield 5 May 1898
Parents - Arthur John Kenworthy Beckett and Eliza Ann nee Clark
Married Theresa Fields 18th August 1919, Sheffield.
Immigrated to Australia 17 June 1925 on the Themistocles.

Enlisted 11 November 1916
Demob 31 March 1920

Pizarro was # 38996 2nd Bn. York and Lancs Rgt. also -

Medal Roll Nos lc/101 B220 22375 - Victory and British
Transferred to Labour Corps 854 A.c?(or E) Coy June 1918
Reg No 582351
and somewhere in it all he was in the 861st Labour Corp as on his marriage Certificate.
Possible he was in a Garrison Guard at the Sangette, Calais.
He suffered health problems from the Gas.
Pizarro died at Perth, Western Australia in 1971.

 

 



 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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