Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameMichael Wentworth BEAUMONT
Birth1903
Death1958
FatherHubert George BEAUMONT (1864-1922)
SpouseFaith Muriel PEASE
Birth1902
Death1935
Children
Notes for Michael Wentworth BEAUMONT
Michael Wentworth Beaumont TD, DL, JP (8 February 1903 – 19 December 1958)[1] was a British soldier and Conservative Party politician.

]Early life

Beaumont was born 8 February 1903 to Hubert George Beaumont and Elisa Mercedes Grace. He was the maternal grandson of Michael P. Grace and paternal grandson of the 1st Baron Allendale. He was educated in Eton College, Berkshire and Oundle School, Northamptonshire.

Military career

Michael Wentworth Beaumont
Born February 8, 1903
Died December 19, 1958 (aged 55)
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service - 1924
- 1940
Rank Major
Service number 23868
Awards Efficiency Decoration
Beaumont was further educated in the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in Berkshire. He served in the Coldstream Guards but resigned his commission on 29 October 1924 as a Second Lieutenant,[2]. On 29 October 1926, he was promoted to Lieutenant while in the Coldstream Guards's reserve of officers

He serviced in the 90th Field Brigade, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire Yeomanry, Royal Artillery. He promoted to Major on 4 July 1939.[4] He relinquished his commission because of ill health on 13 January 1940.[5]

Beaumont was awarded The Efficiency Decoration on 19 August 1943. As a member of the Territorial Army, he was allowed to use the post-nominal letters 'TD'.

]Political career

From 1927 to 1947, he was Justice of Peace for Buckinghamshire. He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Aylesbury at the 1929 general election,[7][8] and held the seat in the 1935 general election[9] until he resigned from the House of Commons on 2 May 1938.[10] In 1931 and 1932, Beaumont was Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education. He was appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire in 1938.

Private life

Beaumont married twice, firstly to Faith Pease, daughter of the 1st Baron Gainford on 29 February 1924 and secondly to Doreen Christian Davis-Goff, daughter of Sir Herbert Davis-Goff, 2nd Baronet on 30 December 1935. He had one son, Timothy Beaumont, by his first wife.

He was Master of Foxhounds of Bicester and Warden Hill between 1945 and 1947, and of Kildare between 1953 and 1959.
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