Lt Harry Beaumont MM, Rifle Brigade

1895 Aug 10 Born Oldham, Lancashire. RIC data, confirmed by enlistment form,

1901 census is at 4, Central Road, Blackpool, Fylde, Lancashire,

1895 Sep 15 Christened son of George Harry Beaumont and Martha Beaumont

1911 census at 100 Henshaw St, Oldham

1914 Sep 24 Enlists. He was a Grocer

1916 Oct 21. MM Gazetted . 17293 Pte. H. Beaumont, R. Scots.

1917 May 27 Commissioned 2nd Lt in Rifle Brigade

1918 Apr 5 Wounded at Gommecourt by a Machine Gun bullet

1918 Nov 30. Rif. Brig. Temp. 2nd Lt. H. Beaumont (13th Bn.) to be temp. Lt., with precedence next below C. W. Lovelock.

1919 Jan 4. Demobbed to 100 Henshaw St, Oldham

1920 Nov 29 Joined ADRIC with service no 1118 (RIC 79441)

1921 Sep 1. The undermentioned relinquish their commissions on completion of service: —Rifle Bde. Temp. Lts.,, and retain the rank of Lt.: — H. Beaumont, M.M.

1921 Nov 25. Resigns from ADRIC on medical grounds

1924 Apr/Jun Married in Barnstaple to Florence Jane Willis

1930 Feb 6. Application to sell cider in his grocery shop.

1939 Register. With wife Florence at Kingsley House, High Street , Barnstaple R.D., Devon. He is a Master Grocer

1944 Mar 22. Western Morning News report

1983 Jan/Mar Died Barnstaple, Devon

 

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