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Beaumont, George

Biographical

Surname(s)Beaumont
First name(s)George
Family details

Son of Charlotte Ann & the late Henry Beaumont of Swavesey, Cambridgeshire

CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Military unit14th London Regiment (London & Scottish)
Date enlisted24/11/1915
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Decorations / medalsM.C. Won on night of 26/27 November 1917 in Bourlon Wood in the Cambrai sector
Citation(s)

Second Lieutenant G. Beaumont, E. Surry R took command of his company during a heavy bombardment, and held his ground though the company on his left was forced to withdraw. Later, he returned to help one of his men who had been wounded, bandaged him, and brought him safely through the barrage.

Date of death09/04/1918
Age at death29
Rank at deathCaptain
Cause of deathKilled in action
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium; Swavesey War Memorial Roll of Honour
Notes

Beaumont Boys: http://www.curme.co.uk/bros.htm

Sources

King’s College Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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