James Hutchings Beaumont (c.1894-1917)

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, JAMES HUTCHINGS. Lieutenant. 2/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of John and Bertha E. Beaumont, Dogley Villa, Kirkburton. Educated at Almondbury Grammar School. Employed by Messrs Marriott and Moss of Halifax. Commissioned in February, 1915. Died of wounds at Boulogne Base Hospital, 24.6.1917, aged 22 years. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 7, Row B, Grave 24.
ROH:- Almondbury Grammar School; All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton; commemorated on headstone in Kirkburton Cemetery.

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