George Beaumont

Name

George Beaumont

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

01/07/1916

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Rifleman
3777
London Regiment (Queen Victoria's Rifles)
1st/9th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 9 C.
France

UK Memorials

Bushey Town Memorial
St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey
Wesleyan (Bushey & Oxhey Methodist) Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

George Beaumont, born in Watford in 1895, was baptised on 21 June that year at St Matthew’s Church, Oxhey. He was the son of George Beaumont, an iron founder, and his wife, Nellie, who lived at 40 Capel Road, Oxhey. At the time of the 1911 census, George was 15 and listed as a Post Office messenger, living in Capel Road with his parents, his younger brother, Charles, and two boarders.

Wartime Service

He volunteered in November 1914 as Rifleman 3777 with /1st 9th London Regt. (Queen Victoria Rifles) and in the following May was drafted to the Western Front.

Additional Information

Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk. His brother was still serving in 1920.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild