Herbert Beaumont (1889-1918)

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, HERBERT. Private. No 400317. 1/5th Battalion Manchester Regiment. Formerly No 4929 Lancashire Fusiliers. Born Moorfield Farm, Crosland Moor, 14.6.1889. Son of Thomas Albert and Sarah Jane Beaumont, 21 Hawthorne Terrace, Crosland Moor. Educated at Crosland Moor Board School and Higher Grade School, Huddersfield. Married. At the time of enlistment was working as a tailor in Manchester and living at 20 Wardley Street, Walkden, near Manchester. Enlisted 29.6.1916. Killed in action in Havrincourt Wood, near Cambrai, 27.9.1918, aged 29 years. Buried in RIBECOURT ROAD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Plot B, Grave 10.
ROH:- Crosland Moor Wesleyan Church; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission