We remember Harry Atheling Russell Boustead

We remember Harry Atheling Russell Boustead

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1892
birth Surbiton, Surrey United Kingdom Source:9554497 10th May 1892
1914
education History Honours and a Half Blue for Swimming. Won the 100 yards swimming race for Oxford against Cambridge in 1913. University College Oxford United Kingdom Source:9554497 June 1914
1914
commission Source:9554497 1914
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9554497 4th October 1916 - 5th April 1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9554497
education Reached the sixth form, became a Monitor and Head of his House. Won the Champion Senior Swimming Cup. Harrow School Harrow United Kingdom Source:9554497
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps Source:431166
service British Army Lieutenant The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) 2/8th (Territorial) Battalion Source:9554497
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9554497
location Columbo (then Ceylon) Sri Lanka parents address Source:9554497
location Westfield, Wimbledon Common, London SW United Kingdom parents address Source:9554497
1917
death Died of wounds Died of wounds received on an aerial flight; though mortally wounded himself, he fought off 2 or 3 enemy planes alone, recrossed our lines, made a perfect landing, and died an hour later. Source:8656045 Source:9554497 5th April 1917
burial Pozieres Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial France Source:9203405

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harry Atheling Russell
Initials HAR
Last Name Boustead
Source 431166
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Columbo (then Ceylon) Sri Lanka parents address
Westfield, Wimbledon Common, London SW United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Flying Corps Lieutenant
British Army The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) 2/8th (Territorial) Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Leila Money mother
John Melvill Boustead father

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Official Records

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England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Anni323

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CWGC Maryann82329

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St Mary's Wimbledon Maryann82329
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Harry's gravestone at Pozieres Cemetery Anni323
Emotional message at the foot of his gravestone Anni323
Du Ruvigny's Roll of Honour Anni323
Photo of Harry Atheling Russell Boustead Anni323

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