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Name: Charles Henry BEAUMONT
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: C H Service No.: 2144
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Longbenton, Northumberland. Age at Death: 35
Unit: 1st/9th Bn Durham Light Infantry (Territorial Force)
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland.
Home Address:
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Friday 15th September 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916 Battle of Flers-Courcellette 15th 22nd September 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France. Grave ref VIII. C. 11.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 28th October 1916.
Family Details:
Son of Isabella Burke (formerly Beaumont). Husband of Elizabeth H Beaumont of 12 Algernon Terrace, Bridge End, Newburn on Tyne, Northumberland (later of Flat 14, Lordship Grove, Stoke Newington, London).
Notes : It seems that Charles was boarding in the Dinnington area of Newcastle around 1901.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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