Battalion Northern Signal Coy
Regiment Royal Engineers
John Beecroft Beaumont was born in Pudsey on the 22nd June 1888, the elder son of James and Annie (nee Beecroft) Beaumont.
John studied as a solicitor and from 1911 to 1913 was a member of the Officer Training Corps at the University of Leeds.
John was mobilised in August 1914 as a 2nd Lieut. in the Northern Signal Companies, Royal Engineers. In June 1916 he was promoted to Lieutenant. He served in Egypt, Palestine and Syria in 5 Signal Section.
John's brother Harold also served in The Great War
After the war, John joined his father's law firm at Beaumont & Son, 21 Bond St, Leeds.
John's Banns of Marriage were read at Collingham on the 20th and 27th March and the 3rd April 1921 and he married Muriel Darbyshire in 1921.
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