Arthur Beech Steele, born in Whitchurch in 1886, the eldest son of George and Mary Steele of Egerton Road, Whitchurch.
Husband of Mary (nee Lloyd) Steele, of 14 Priory Lane, Redditch, Stockport, father of Gladys May and George Beech.
Arthur worked as a boiler maker's labourer, and was in the Territorials. He embarked for the Far East in October 1914.
Regiment : 1/4th Battalion (Territorial) King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Sergeant
Service Number : 31277
Killed in Action; France 30th December 1917 Age 31