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35 Russell Street

History of 35 Russell Street


William G Challender, 35, confectioner, b Cambridge

Elizabeth, 37, b Cambridge



Harry Ambrose, 32, brewer’s drayman, b Suffolk

Alice, 31, b Suffolk

Stanley, 7, b Suffolk

Leslie, 6, b Suffolk



William James Beaumont

Ernest Alfred Beaumont: Private, 8710, 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Executed (shot at dawn) 24th June 1915. Aged 27. Son of James William Beaumont and Annie Beaumont, 35, Russell Street, Hills Road, Cambridge. Buried in ST. VAAST POST MILITARY CEMETERY, RICHEBOURG-L’AVOUE, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row G. Grave 1. See also Cambridge Guildhall
Note: The book ‘Shot at Dawn’ gives details of his desertion from a reinforcement draft in Le Havre on 14th March 1915 and his subsequent capture in Rouen on 4th May. The book describes him as a Cambridge man. (St Paul’s Roll of Honour)


Percy Walter Plumb


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