William Beddow

Labour Corps

Born: July 1897

Family: The third child of Thomas and Henrietta Beddow of 8 St John Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire. William married Edith and together they had a son Geoffrey.

Residence: When William was demobilised in 1919 he indicated his address as 11 Sherrymill Hill, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The 1939 Register shows him living at 32 Liverpool Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Occupation: In the 1939 Register he is listed as a general labourer.

Military Details

Regiment: Labour Corps

Rank: Private

Service Number: 136962 (54884, 53815)

Date of Enlistment: 30/08/1916

Date of Discharge: 12/11/1919

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Medals and Awards

It does not appear that William served in the Theatre of War and was consequently not awarded any campaign medals.

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