Rank: Private
Service Number: 3/12571.
Regiment: 8th (Service) Bn. Cheshire Regiment died Saturday 20th May 1916Age unknownCounty Memorial Crewe
Commemorated\Buried AMARA WAR CEMETERY
Grave\Panel Ref: XXI.D.12

Born Moreton Corbett, Shropshire, enlisted Crewe. His mother resided at 178, Market Street, Crewe. Prior to enlisting, was employed in Crewe South Steam Sheds. Served and fought in the Dardanelles and had also been a member of the Kut Al Amara Relief Force in Mesopotamia. Landed (for Gallipoli) on August 24, 1915, before moving to Mesopotamia in February 1916. His brother, Lieutenant Beacall, who lived in Shrewsbury, also lost his life during the war.

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