We remember Willie Blundell Bonfield

We remember Willie Blundell Bonfield

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Timeline

1879
birth Tatworth, Chard, Somerset United Kingdom Source:7963045 Source:7964331 26th October 1879
1900
marriage Mabel Lawrence Source:7963045 5th June 1900
1900
children Doris Annie Bonfield Source:8481911 21st August 1900
1901
children Lawrence Owen Bonfield Source:8481911 21st October 1901
1903
children Marjorie Irene Bonfield Source:8481911 4th June 1903
1905
children Gwendoline Hudson Bonfield Source:8481911 3rd March 1905
1907
children Ena Jessie Bonfield Source:8481911 21st August 1907
1908
children Eileen Maud Bonfield Source:8481911 25th September 1908
1911
location 29 Trafagar Road, Winton, Bournemouth United Kingdom their own address Source:8481911 April 1911
1915
children Elsie Mabel Bonfield Source:8481911 28th February 1915
1915
location 54 Portland Road, Winton, Bournemouth United Kingdom their own address Source:8481911 1915
1917
enlistment Winchester, Hampshire United Kingdom Source:7963045 1917
1917
service British Army Sapper 185115 Royal Engineers 1st Reserve Battalion Source:7963045 1917 - 6th October 1917
1917
service British Army Private 45996 Lancashire Fusiliers 19th (3rd Salford Pals) Battalion (Pioneers) Source:7963048 6th October 1917 - 22nd October 1917
employment Carpenter Source:7963045
location 54 Portland Road, Winton, Bournemouth United Kingdom their own address Source:7963045
1917
death Died of wounds Wounded by shellfire while his Pioneer Battalion was building a plank road (Spree Farm Road) NE of Ypres. Evacuated by light railway to 32nd Casualty Clearing Station, Brandhoek, where died of wounds. Brandhoek Belgium Source:7034348 Source:7963048 Source:7963045 22nd October 1917
burial Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No.3 CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium II. M. 11. Source:7963045

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Willie Blundell
Initials WB
Last Name Bonfield
Source 7034348
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
29 Trafagar Road, Winton, Bournemouth United Kingdom their own address known April 1911
54 Portland Road, Winton, Bournemouth United Kingdom their own address known 1915
54 Portland Road, Winton, Bournemouth United Kingdom their own address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 185115 Royal Engineers 1st Reserve Battalion Sapper
British Army 45996 Lancashire Fusiliers 19th (3rd Salford Pals) Battalion (Pioneers) Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Doris Annie Bonfield daughter 21st August 1900
Lawrence Owen Bonfield son 21st October 1901
Marjorie Irene Bonfield daughter 4th June 1903
Gwendoline Hudson Bonfield daughter 3rd March 1905
Ena Jessie Bonfield daughter 21st August 1907
Eileen Maud Bonfield daughter 25th September 1908
Elsie Mabel Bonfield daughter 28th February 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Harriet Tupman mother
Walter Bonfield father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mabel Lawrence wife 5th June 1900

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

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Willie Blundell Bonfield in Uniform 1917 Ian61288
Willie Blundell Bonfield in Uniform 1917 Ian61288
Willie Blundell Bonfield - Birth Certificate Ian61288
Willie Blundell Bonfield - Death Certificate Ian61288
Lancashire Fusiliers 10th October 1917 Ian61288
Spree Farm 4th October 1917 Ian61288
NZ Engineers resting in shellhole - Spree Farm Ian61288
Willie B Bonfield 1911 Census Return Ian61288
Willie Bonfield training with Royal Engineers 1917 Ian61288

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