He was born in Dodworth, lived in Elsecar and enlisted at Pontefract on the 8th May 1916, he embarked Folkestone for the Expeditionary Force France on the 29th August 1916.
He was killed in action on the 21st April, 1917, while seving on the Western Front.
William Bean's name,
Arras, Pas de Calais, France.
Picture by June & Peter Marsden