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.
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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.
FEHB

2nd Lieutenant 6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment.
CWGC

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

of Farnham, Surrey, 1915.
SH
Photo of his gravestone from BillionGraves.com.

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