Don Beauman

Don Beauman

Birth
Death 9 Jul 1955 (aged 26)
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 16005385 · View Source
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Motor racing driver and hotel proprietor. Born in Farnborough, Hampshire, the only son of Brigadier General Archibald B Beauman CBE DSO (1938 ADC to the King) made his name racing sportscars and in 1954 raced a Connaught to 11th place in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. In Formula 2, he gained several 3rd and 4th places and a 2nd at Goodwood. In 1955 he competed in a works Jaguar at the Le Mans 24hr Race. He was fatally killed when he crashed his Connaught A-type F2 car in the Leinster Trophy race at Wicklow, Ireland, when his car left the road, struck a tree and caught fire.


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  • Created by: Paul Narramore
  • Added: 5 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16005385
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Don Beauman (26 Jul 1928–9 Jul 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16005385, ; Maintained by Paul Narramore (contributor 46601741) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.