We remember William Bostock

We remember William Bostock

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
sibling Thomas Bostock Source:8511594 1894
1895
birth Hanchurch, Trentham, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8511604 Source:8511599 May 1895
1897
sibling Ellen Bostock Source:8511594 1897
1899
sibling Alice Bostock Source:8511594 1899
1904
sibling James Bostock Source:8511408 1904
1907
sibling Albert Bostock Source:8511408 1907
1911
sibling Mary Bostock Source:8511408 1911
1911
employment Waggoner Mr Sumner Whitmore, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8511599 April 1911
1915
enlistment Tunstall, Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8511408 25th October 1915
1915
service British Army Private 19230 North Staffordshire Regiment 11th Battalion Source:8511408 25th October 1915 - 26th June 1916
1916
appointments Lance Corporal Source:8511408 12th June 1916
1916
service British Army Lance Corporal 19230 North Staffordshire Regiment 7th Battalion Source:8511408 30th June 1916 - 26th January 1917
1916
theatres Mesopotamia :6b Source:8511408 16th September 1916
1917
death Killed in Action On the 25th the Turkish front line astride the Hai was captured on the eastern (or left) bank and consolidated and held all ground won in spite of counter-attacks during the day and following night. Hai Saliant Iraq Source:7272526 Source:8511408 26th January 1917
burial Amara War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Amara War Cemetery contains 4,621 burials of the First World War, more than 3,000 of which were brought into the cemetery after the Armistice. Iraq Plot: IXVI. B. 6. Source:7272526

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Bostock
Source 422334
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
1 Crewe Road, Alsager, Cheshire United Kingdom away from home address known 1915-10-25
Lane House, Whitmote, Staffordshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901-04
Moat Farm, Whitmore, Staffordshire United Kingdom away from home address known 1911-04
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 19230 North Staffordshire Regiment 7th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 19230 North Staffordshire Regiment 11th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Job Bostock father
Hannah Bostock mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Bostock brother 1894
Ellen Bostock sister 1897
Alice Bostock sister 1899
James Bostock brother 1904
Albert Bostock brother 1907
Mary Bostock sister 1911
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Hazel Dark
DateHeightSource
1915-10-25 5'5"

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Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Rob23648
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Rob23648
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Rob23648
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Rob23648

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Multimedia

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Amara War Cemetery Rob23648
William Bostock's effects Rob23648

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