Tom Beaumont (c.1888-1917)

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Tom Beaumont

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, TOM. Private. No 41068. 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Outlane Moor. Son of James Wilton and Elizabeth Ellen Beaumont, 22 Grove Street, Hill Top, Slaithwaite. Attended Pole Moor Baptist Chapel. Employed as a weaver by the Colne Valley Tweed Company. Was a member of the Upper Slaithwaite Bandroom. Enlisted in the Northumberland Fusiliers, 5.6.1916, and was with them until 4.10.1916, when he was transferred to the West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action, 7.3.1917, aged 28 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Clough Head Methodist Church; St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial; Pole Moor Baptist Church.

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