David Walter Beeton

Personnel header
Captain David Walter Beeton
Life dates
02 Apr 1901 - 16 Jun 1978

Started work at Churchman’s in Ipswich and later as a travelling salesman for the Danish Bacon Company. The latter gave him an excuse to run a small car.

Born is Shoreditch, London to Robert and Ellen. He married Bell Whayman in 1929. He joined the RAF in May 1918 but records his year of birth as 1900. He is recorded as 5 foot 3 inches tall with brown hair, hazel eyes and a sallow complexion.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Suffolk Group 4 Group Commander Unknown 03 Dec 1944
National ID
TWGD 140/1

Clerk in engineering works

1 Catherine Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Telephone Woodbridge 446
Other information

Beeton was the Group Commander of Group 4 Suffolk. In 1939 he was living at 106 King Georges Avenue, Leiston, Suffolk.


TNA ref WO199/3389,
Hancock data held at B.R.A,
1939 Register