WILLIAM GEORGE BEAUMONT

Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 1899, West Ham, Essex.

Died: 7th September 1918; age 19; Died of Wounds – Royal Infirmary Salford, Lancaster.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 47695

Regiment: Rifle Brigade, London Regiment, attached to 10th Battalion.

Formerly 60357, R.F.C.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

E.31.8A.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich,

Suffolk.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs A. Beaumont, of Grundisburgh, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

1901   67, Walton Road, West Ham, Essex.

 

William was 2 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

George Beaumont, 36, a Coach Painter, born Badingham, Suffolk.

Alice Beaumont (nee Mouser), 34, born Badingham.

Lucy May Beaumont, 6, born Drinkstone, Suffolk.

Alice Winifred Beaumont, 5, born West Ham, Essex.

 

1911   99, St. Helen’s Street, Ipswich.

 

William was 12 years old and living with his mother & sisters.

Alice, 43, a Laundry Receiving Office.

Alice, 15.

Dorothy Florence M. Beaumont, 2, born Gorleston, Norfolk – died 1915, Ipswich.

 

William is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich, and St. Nicholas Congregational Church, once sited at St. Nicholas Street, Ipswich.

 

 

THE RIFLE BRIGADE 10th Battalion:

 

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