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10 October 1916 : Pte Beaumont Wood died of his wounds on this day


Before the war Beaumont worked in the dyehouse at Marshall Kaye and Marshall's mill in Ravensthorpe. He enlisted in November 1915 and found himself posted to the 26th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers. This battalion was not recruited on geographical lines but, like many other battalions in the 41st Division, was recruited amongst friends with a c…

9 April 1917 : Gunner Ewart Doodson


Adoptive parents Tyas Wood (a rug and shawl finisher) and Morrennah (née Jagger) Family, brother James (born 1890, a boot and clog maker) and Lily (a dressmaker’s apprentice) At the 1911 Census, age 12, living at home at 25 Huddersfield Rd, Ravensthorpe (and later of 453 Huddersfield Rd) with his adoptive parents, siblings and a lodger. The dat…