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, HUBERT HAVELOCK. Private. No 40795. 23rd Battalion (Tyneside Scottish) Northumberland Fusiliers. Son of James and Mary Alice Beaumont, 145 Shamrock House, Manchester Road, Milnsbridge. Was apprenticed to Mr Timothy Wood, Mill Furnisher, Queen Street, Huddersfield, but later worked for Mr. F. H. Hampshire of Holmfirth. Attended Milnsbridge Baptist Chapel, was a member of the Holmfirth Liberal Club and formerly a member of Milnsbridge Liberal Club. Enlisted 29.2.1916. Embarked for France in July, 1916. Killed in action, 24.10.1917, aged 25 years. Buried in POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 42, Row E, Grave 12.
- ROH:- Milnsbridge War Memorial; commemorated in Salendine Nook Baptist Chapel churchyard.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission