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Beaumont, George Joseph

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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_084
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Beaumont, George Joseph
Beaumont, George J.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
11th Battery
East Lancashire Regiment
Place
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, Egypt [Place of military service]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Albert, Picardie, France [Place of burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth]
Geographic Access
Egypt
France
Albert, Picardie, France
Galt, Ontario
Notes
His headstone in the Varennes Cemetery, near the village of Albert, France, notes that he was the son of Ernest J. and Helen M. Beaumont, of Kitchener, Ontario and that he was a native of Galt, Ontario.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Beaumont, George J. Lieutenant. Served with E. Lancashire Regiment, B.E.F Died of wounds in France January 24, 1917. His father lives in Kitchener. At the time of his death he was Bombing Instructor at 31 Divisional School of Instruction. He went overseas with the Queen's Own Rifles of Toronto and to Egypt with the 11th Battery. He also served at the Somme. He was buried with military honors in the British Cemetery at Varennes.
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