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abt 1921 Selinsing Rubber Estate, Taiping, Perak, Malasia
3 Parachute Squadron
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE
3 Para again
11 Oct 1942 commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant.
Served in No.3 Parachute Squadron through D-day, and was subsequently posted to be Captain of No.3 Troop of 591 Para after heavy losses early on in Normandy.
22 July 1945 Embarked for Far East service.
De-mob category 43c
2 Mar 1946 - 2i/c [Second in Command or Adjutant at 3 Para.]
30 Dec 1953 - relinquishes command with Honorary rank of Captain.
son of Robert Somerville Beaumont [a rubber planter in Malaya] and his wife Janet Ratcliffe [m. 1913 St George's Church,Penang].
Brother of Edna and Sybil.
24 June 1923 the family sailed from Penang to London on the P&O ship Plassy.
Father of two sons.
post war a Civil Engineer - some time spent on the West coast region of Africa.
Barbara Mildred Ward (1921-1998) [m.1944 Weston Super Mare]
1 Aug 2011 England
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