|Place of birth||Plympton, Adelaide, South Australia|
|School||Rose Park State School, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Essex Street, Goodwood, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs A Beauchamp, Essex Street, Goodwood, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in the Royal Australian Naval Reserve, Largs Bay; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||50th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||'Was a Cadet in the Naval Department and was called up for sentry duty at Birkenhead when war was declared.'|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Noreuil, nr Bullecourt, France|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||22|
|Place of burial||Noreil Australian Cemetery, Special Memorial (Row A, Grave 7), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated in St George the Martyr's Anglican Church, Goodwood, Adelaide, South Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the Glory of God. In Honour of Our Lady, Blessed Michael the Archangel, Blessed George the Martyr & of all the Blessed Saints. To the dear Memory of all those who went forth from this Altar, where they offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Body and Blood of Christ, to give their lives in the Great War. This Screen is Blessed on Anzac Day 25 April 1922 being the Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist.'|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 50th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 29 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916.
Accidentally injured in the field, 29 August 1916 (burns, left foot), and admitted to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Wimereux; transferred to England, 5 September 1916, and admitted to Military Hospital, Chatham (scalded foot); transferred to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 8 November 1916; to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 11 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 18 March 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 20 March 197.
Killed in action, 9 April 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BEAUCHAMP Percy Aylmer|