Other names: Frederick Thomas
Locations in this story: Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, DorsetSalisbury, Wiltshire
Story: Frederick Thomas Beck was born in Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 3 Aug 1891 and baptised there on 6 Sep 1891 the son of Charles Beck and Anna Louisa Beck (nee Rabbets). He lived all his early life in Shute Lane, Iwerne Minster. He had enlisted as a Territorial with the Royal Field Artillery as a Gunner (Service Nos. 2565 & 860456). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. He married Olive Mabel Daniels in Iwerne Minster on 22 Aug 1920. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Watery Lane, Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset, working as a Bricklayer. His death was recorded at the Salisbury, Wiltshire, Registry in1980.