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Name: Charles BEAUMONT
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: C Service No.: 4456597
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 22
Unit: 9th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 7 Hexham Old Road, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Monday 29th June 1942
Place of Death: Egypt
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Bible Communicant Member, Holy Cross Church, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Hookergate School Memorial, Highfield, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt.
Decoration and Medals: 1939-45 Star. War Medal.
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, In Memoriam, 29th June, 1946.
Family Details:
Son of Charles and Isabella Beaumont, of 7 Hexham Old Road, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Brother: Thomas. One sister.
Notes : Charles and his brother, Thomas (serving with the RAF) were choir members of the Holy Cross Parish Church, Ryton on Tyne.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Army Roll of Honour 1939-45. Newcastle Evening Chronicle, Roll of Honour, 6th August, 1942.
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