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Place of Birth: Hebden, Yorkshire
Service No: 41274
Regiment / Corps / Service: Suffolk Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 2nd Battalion
Division: 3rd Division
Date of Death: 1917-09-27
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 40 to 41.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HEBDEN, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: LINTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
Benjamin Beaumont was the son of Benjamin Crook and Margaret Georgina Beaumont, née Matthewman. Benjamin, senior, was born at Birkenhead, Cheshire and Margaret at Altofts, Yorkshire.
1901 Hebden, Yorkshire Census: Benjamin Beaumont, aged 7 years, born Hebden, son of Benjam'n and Margaret Beaumont.
1911 Hebden, Yorkshire Census: Benjamin Beaumont, aged 16 years, born Hebden, son of Benjamin and M.G. Beaumont.
The British Army Pension Record for Benjamin Beaumont exists but may be incomplete. [Benjamin joined the 10th (Service) Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) on the 18 September 1914 and was discharged on the 16 October 1914.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Benjamin Beaumont, 80405, 1st Notts & Derby R.; 41274, 2nd Suff. R.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Benjamin Beaumont, 80405, 1st Notts & Derby R.; 41274, 2nd Suff. R.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Benjamin Beaumont, 41274, 2nd Bn Suffolk Regt. Date and Place of Death: On or since 27.9.17. Death presumed. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Father - Benjamin C. £5 15s. 7d.
UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Benjamin. Name(s) on card(s): Dependant: Mrs Margaret Georgina Beaumont. Claimant: Ben Crook Beaumont. Relationship to Man: Father. Address: Hebden, Skipton.
A short biography of Benjamin is included in: ‘Swaledale & Wharfedale Remembered – Aspects of Dales’ life through peace and war’ by Keith Taylor (2006).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Benjamin BEAUMONT
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Suffolk Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Division
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