WINTON JOHN KEBLE BECKETT 1891–1946
Born 15th August 1891 in Nottingham
Baptised 4th October 1891 at St John’s Church, Nottingham. Parents given as William James Beckett, mother Lillie Dunn Beckett of 10 Wellington Terrace.
Married Evelyn M Holyoak 1918 Leicester
Daughter Brenda born 1918
Died 1946, church service St Mary’s Church Radcliffe, believe cremated and buried in Radcliffe on Trent cemetery
Radcliffe on Trent School Register
Admitted to Radcliffe on Trent school 12.2.1900
Age 9, living in Back Lane, Radcliffe on Trent with widowed mother Lillie 34, grandparents John and Leah Holland, sister Grace 4 and brother Norman 2.
Age 19 apprentice in motor garage. Same living arrangements as in 1901 except grandmother now deceased. Mother Lillie not working. Address in Back Lane – Rockley Villas.
Service Number: F/23535
Military Unit: Royal Army Service Corps, Forage Dept
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed. It is likely that he served in the U.K.
Medals Awarded: no details found. Ineligible for campaign medals if served in the U.K.
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Water Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Water lane, Radcliffe
Employment: Motor mechanic, H Bennett Motor Engineers, Shakespeare Street, Nottm
Household: Grandfather John, John’s daughter Eva, and Winton’s sister Grace, shorthand/typist at Basden and Mellors, accountants,
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: No 4 Council Houses, Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: motor mechanic
Household: wife Evelyn, daughter Brenda (Mulholland), hairdresser, and mother Lily Beckett
Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived and died in Radcliffe on Trent