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Name: Jonathan Hoare BEAUMONT
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: J H Service No.: 77610
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Addison Colliery, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 25
Unit: 1st Bn Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Hedgefield, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 7 High Hedgefield Terrace, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Sunday 1st November 1981
Place of Death: Rouen Hospital, France.
Battle/Campaign: Final Advance, France, 1918.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France. Reference S. II. E E. 15
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, In Memoriam: 1st November 1919.
Family Details:
Newcastle Evening Chronicle, In Memoriam: 1st November 1919.
Notes : Jonathan's brother in law, Gunner Joseph Wilson, served with the Royal Garrison Artillery and died of smallpox at Station Hospital, Lahore, India, 27th December 1918 (reported in the Blaydon Courier, page 8, 11th January 1919). He was the husband of Agnes Isabel Wilson and the eldest son of Joseph and Dorothy Anne Wilson of 8 Till Avenue, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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