Beckenham History


Pte 34981 Essex Regiment 1st Bn.

Killed in action 31/1/1918 age 31 Grave V.G.9 OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY, BELGIUM.

Joined up June 1916; previous to starting his own grocery business, he worked at the Home & Colonial Stores in the High St, Beckenham.

Leaves Mrs Laura Shewards of 113 Northcote Rd, West Croydon and two little girls, one Bessie age 9.

Son of William & Mary Shewards from Stourport, Worcs.

Appears in CWGC and Findmypast under Sheward.

Additional Information:
Date of Death: 31/01/1918

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