Born: 1919, Ipswich.

Died: 21st July 1943; age: 24; Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Residence: Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 5830621

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Chungkai War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Horace & Emma Beecroft, of 9, Neale Street, Ipswich; husband of Joan Alice Beecroft, of Ipswich.


Father: Horace Beecroft, born March 1875, Worlingworth, Suffolk. An Iron Monger’s Carman.

Mother: Emma Beecroft (nee Daines), born February 1874, Sutton, Suffolk.


In 1941, Ipswich, Bernard married Joan Alice Culf, born 1923.

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