The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private F Beaumont


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Private Fred BEAUMONT, G/13241, 6th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, (shell wound & simple fracture of left femur), 19 Casualty Clearing Station, France, 30th May 1917.

Born Kirton, Suffolk.


1911 Census - High Street, Ufford, Woodbridge, Suffolk. - Maria Nicholds, Head, age 64, widow, shopkeeper, Kelsale, Suffolk; William Berry, nephew, age 53, widower, carter, builder, born Laxfield, Suffolk; Sarah Berry, daughter, age 19, single, at home, general shopkeeper, born Melton, Suffolk; Billy Berry, son, age 17, single, farm labourer, born Ufford, Suffolk; Fred Beaumont, lodger, age 27, single. shepard on farm, born Kirton, Suffolk.


Brothers, William Beaumont, John Beaumont; Sisters, Ada Packard, 87 Dover Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, Sarah Sparks.

Next of Kin (friend) - Mr/Mrs? Thirkettle, Church Farm, ,Aldingham? Stafford? 

Enlisted 10th April 1916, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, age 36, height 5ft 5¾ inches, weight 122lbs.  Resided Sick House, Woodbridge, Suffolk. Formerly shepherd.

Buried at Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun,  IV.M.38., Pas de Calais, France.


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