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Lance Bombardier Francis Mark Beck

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Lance Bombardier Francis Mark Beck

Birth
Runcorn, Halton Unitary Authority, Cheshire, England
Death 11 Oct 1944 (aged 33)
Nijmegen Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands
Burial Nijmegen, Nijmegen Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands
Plot 10. A. 5.
Memorial ID 13804879 View Source

On the 11th of October 1944 Francis Beck was part of the 368th Battery, 113th Light Anti Aircraft Regiment attached to the 2/5 Durham Light Infantry. Between 14.00 hrs and 17.45 hrs they were shelled by 88mm and heavier calibre while in Lent, Nijmegen, Netherlands. Two men of his battery were wounded and evacuated and two were killed. One of the killed men is most likely Francis.

Francis was initially buried at the Haagbeukstraat in Lent.


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368th Battery, 113th Light Anti Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery

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1629936

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