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William Beckham

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Alan Patient of

William Beckham

Person  Male  Born 1900  Died 4/8/1912

Categories: Tragedy, Community / Clubs

Patrol leader in the 2nd Walworth scout troop, aged 12. Drowned in the tragedy at Leysdown. His brother Edward, also on the ship, was rescued and lived to become the grandfather of footballer David Beckham.

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William Beckham

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Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - new memorial

{Left hand page of an open book:} To commemorate the scouts of the 2nd Walwor...

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Walworth Boy Scouts Tragedy - original plaque

The plaque is actually a resin copy of the one that was attached to the origi...

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