Lest We Forget
Proud and Loving Memory
THE MEN OF THIS PARISH
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR, 1914-1918
Private 952, 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 25th June 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 28. Born Beaumont, enlisted Colchester. Son of Mrs. E. C. Cutting, of Chapel Rd., Beaumont, Manningtree, Essex. Buried in CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Grave E. 22.
Private 42436, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 14th July 1918 in France & Flanders. Aged 31. Born Beaumont, enlisted Colchester, resident Weeley. Formerly G/24826, Sussex Regiment. Buried in SISSONNE BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Grave P. 7.
Private G/14669, 2nd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died with British Expeditionary Force 19th March 1918. Age 29. Born Beaumont, enlisted Clacton-on-Sea. Son of Samuel and Catharine Cutting, of Chapel Road, Beaumont, Weeley, Essex. Buried in LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Grave IV. F. 70.
Able Seaman 232272, H.M.S. Prize, Royal Navy. Died 14th August 1917. Age 29. Son of Robert G. Fisher, of Kents Hill Cottage, Thorpe-le-Soken, Clacton-on-Sea. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 21.
Driver 54814, 459th Battery, 8th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 24th April 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 38. Born Beaumont, enlisted Colchester. Son of John and Emma Mayhew, of Moze Cross, Beaumont, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. Buried in DUHALLOW A.D.S. CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Grave VII. F. 1.
Private 9007, 7th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915 in France & Flanders. Age 21. Enlisted Colchester, Essex, resident Belmont, nr Warley, Essex. Son of Mrs. Charlotte Mills, of 1, Chapel Rd., Beaumont, Clacton-on-Sea. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 65 to 67.
[Listed as Corporal on memorial] Rifleman 6780, 1st/9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 9th October 1916 in France & Flanders. Age 37. Enlisted Clacton-on-Sea, resident Beaumont. Husband of Mary Rawlings, of The Swan, Beaumont, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. Formerly 3096, 2nd/5th Essex Regiment. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 9 C.
Private 45505, 7th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Died 31st March 1919. Age 20. Son of Ben and Mary Ann Rosier, of Blue Row Cottages, Beaumont, Weeley. He was a prisoner of war. Buried in the new (East) ground of ST LEONARD CHURCHYARD, BEAUMONT, Essex.
[Listed as Henry on SDGW] Rifleman 392958, 9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles). Killed in action 12th July 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 27. Enlisted Clacton-on-Sea, resident Weeley, Essex. Son of Mrs. J. West, of Beatrice Cottage, Beaumont, Weeley, Essex. Formerly 2922, Essex Regiment. Buried in METZ-EN-COUTURE COMMUNAL CEMETERY BRITISH EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Grave III. A. 20.
NOBLY STRIVING, NOBLY FELL
17 March 2005