Beazley Lewis Cpl 4453525

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Personnel Entry

Cpl L Beazley's CWGC headstone.
Cpl L Beazley's CWGC headstone.

Name Beazley Lewis
Army number 4453525
Rank Cpl
Date of birth Born Middlesbrough, date not yet known but probably 1922.
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry 15/6/39 as a Regular soldier. Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF? Served Iceland?. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 3/7/44 (Enlistment Book shows 3/1/44 - thought to be a transcription error) with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 03-Jul-44
Home address Resident of Surrey. Research suggests father was Tom Beazley, mother's maiden name Amy Pratt. Buried Grave IV. C. 17. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 10DLI

DLI Enlistment Book entry shows KIA 3/1/44 - probably manuscript error.