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Alexander Beaumont

Served with the 18th (Durham Pals) & 20th (Wearside) Battalions DLI.

Alexander Beaumont enlisted with 18th Durham Light Infantry (DLI) in September 1914, being numbered 18/685. He entered Egypt with this battalion on 22 December 1915 and was subsequently posted to 20th DLI.

After returning from the Italian front, he was posted to 1/9th DLI and then transferred to Class Z Reserve on 17 February 1919. He was finally discharged on 19 March 1919.

The photograph shown here is marked on the back: “A Beaumont B Coy 20th Batt 41st Div”.

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Armed force/civilian: Army

Organisation membership: 18th, 20th and 1/9th Battalions, Durham Light Infantry

Military service:

Regimental number: 18/685
18th, 20th and 1/9th Battalions, Durham Light Infantry

Medal(s): British War Medal
Victory Medal
1915 Star

Gender: Male

Contributed by John Sheen | Durham at War Volunteer

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