We remember John Eric Bovill

We remember John Eric Bovill

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth Reigate, Surrey United Kingdom Source:6636199 6th February 1894
1916
dates Age 21 Source:6636170 23rd January 1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant 6th Dragoon Guards Source:431517
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant 6th Dragoon Guards Source:6636170
service British Army Second Lieutenant 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) Source:7151791
1916
death Killed in Action Jumped up to have a look over the parapet and was shot through the head by a sniper. Death was instantaneous. Trenches, Nr Vermelles France Source:7151791 Source:6636170 23rd January 1916
burial Vermelles British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7151791

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Eric
Initials JE
Last Name Bovill
Source 6636170
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 6th Dragoon Guards Second Lieutenant
British Army 6th Dragoon Guards 2nd Lieutenant
British Army 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) Second Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Constance mother
Bovill John Henry father

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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

External Evidence

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Obituary From Harrow Roll of Honour Vol 3 Natalie5400
Overview of John Henry Bovill on Ancestry.co.uk Natalie5400

Multimedia

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Headstone in Vermelles Cemetery Natalie5400
2nd Lieutenant J. E. Bovill Natalie5400
Buckland Memorial John119042
Buckland Memorial John119042

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