An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- BEAUMONT, ARTHUR. Private. No 1706. 5th Battalion Australian Imperial Force. Born Oldham. Son of Abraham and Christina Beaumont of Rashcliffe, Huddersfield. Employed as a brass finisher by Messrs J Hopkinson of Birkby before emigrating to Australia. Enlisted soon after the outbreak of war and served in Gallipoli, where he contracted Enteric Fever. After making a recovery he was drafted to France. Killed in action, 18.8.1916, aged 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Cowcliffe Wesleyan Church, Huddersfield.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission