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Private Benjamin Beanland

Army Number : 203073

Battalion : 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Radford, Nottingham and 449, Alfreton Road, Nottingham. Son of Charles Henry and Hanna Maria Beanland, of 136, Dame Agnes Street, Nottingham; Husband of Mabel Ellen Beanland, of 22, Grimston Road, Radford, Nottingham. He was a tailor prior to enlisting 14th November 1916 at Nottingham. He went to France 26th Febraury 1917 and was killed in action, 4th April 1917, age 34, in the attack on the German positions at Le Verguier, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy, France. Plot 4. Row A. Grave 19.

Private Benjamin Beanland is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Peter's Church War Memorial, Radford, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham. 

His bother Second Lieutenant George Edward Beanland, 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.

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