Hugh William Bostock (1886 - 1915)

Family Tree: Otford - Part 5
Son of: John Henry Bostock (1847) and Caroline Sophia (1854) FEHB
Born: 20/6/1886 in Castres, St. Lucia, West Indies FEHB
Died: Killed on 12/6/1915 by a shell, on Hill 60, Ypres, Flanders FEHB, CWGC, SH
Buried: at St. Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery, France (see below) CWGC
Will: Will proved 7/9/1915 in London SH

1901 Census, New Windsor, Berks, age 14.
1911 Census, Toxteth Park, Lancs, age 24, apprentice engineer for L&NW Railway. 144

Educated at Malvern College, Worcs.
Entered administrative service of London NW Railway, based at Euston.
Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 11/9/1914.

2nd Lieutenant 6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment.

He was found, notebook inhand, and pipe in his mouth.

of Farnham, Surrey, 1915.
Photo of his gravestone from