Becks war memorial hall

Becks war memorial hall Becks war memorial hall

Becks war memorial hall. The names of the following men are listed inside the memorial:

First World War

  • Trooper Cecil Walter Alexander 9/473 Died of Pneumonia Wellington NZ 17/10/1914
  • Rifleman Henry Armitage 25/577 KIA The Somme 12/10/1916
  • Private George Colling 15140 KIA Passchendaele 12/10/1917
  • Lance Corporal Samuel Corrigall 39174 DoW Passchendaele 19/10/1917
  • Private William Turner Farquhar 8/2334 DoW received at Gallipoli 14/8/1915
  • Private Herbert Lanham Flint 42492 KIA Passchendaele 12/10/1917
  • Private Roy Johnstone 8/851B DoW Gallipoli 7/8/1915
  • +Private Edwin Eric MacGregor 6/4300 DoW Bailleul, France 3.46am 11/7/1916
  • +Private Scobie McKenzie MacGregor 6/1357 KIA Gallipoli 7/8/1915
  • Corporal George Mee 13401 KIA Flers, The Somme France 25/9/1916
  • Trooper William Rupert Pyle 9/76 KIA Gallipoli 6/8/1915
  • Trooper Douglas Strachan 9/206 KIA The Somme France 29/4/1918
  • Private John Buchanan Strachan 8/3412 KIA The Somme France 26/9/1916
  • Private John Swinney 10061 DoW Number 45 Casualty Clearing Station France 20/9/1916
  • Corporal William Thomas Swinney 36693 KIA The Somme France 7/4/1918
  • 2nd Lieutenant Robert Hunter Wade 45263 DoW Etaples France 26/10/1918
  • Private Thomas Wade 41054 Died war related illness Hamburg 22/11/1918
  • Private Carroll John Wilkinson 13381 KIA Le Cateau France 12/10/1918

+Incorrect spelling of surnames – Shown on memorial as McGregor. Should be spelt as MacGregor. Both men were brothers and the sons of Eliza & Dugald MacGregor of Cambrian, Central Otago.

Second World War

  • Pte Robert Andrews 9266 KIA Western Desert North Africa 26/11/1941
  • Pilot Officer William Stuart Beattie 41301 KIA UK 22/12/1941
  • Driver John Burke 8574 KIA Crete 25/5/1941
  • Flgt Sgt James Alexander Fleming 402454 DoW UK 26/1/1942
  • Pte Thomas Clouston Leith 286143 DoW Italy 25/7/1944
  • Fly Officer John Milward Mee (DFC) 416518 KIA over Germany 25/3/1944
  • Pilot Officer George James Mee 414319 KIA over Germany 27/4/1944
  • Pte Harry Scherp 17273 KIA Western Desert North Africa 30/11/1941
  • Gunner Ernest Whyte 423733 KIA Italy 1/9/1944
  • Pilot Sgt Ralph Edmond William Wilson 404010 KIA UK 21/11/1941

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