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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery , Belgium . Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Nottingham
Bernard Herbert Boseley was the son of William Henry Boseley and Euphemia Hewitt who married in Nottingham in 1884. They had four children who were: William Henry (b.1888, killed in action 15/2/1916), Elizabeth Annie (b.1894), Albert Frank (1897) and Bernard Herbert (b.1899); all of whom were born in Nottingham. Their home was 31 St Paul’s Street, Radford [C.1901 & CWGC]. William Henry Boseley who worked as a general labourer died aged 56 in 1913 while Euphemia Boseley died in Nottingham aged 73 in 1938.
01 Aug 1915
16
434092 - CWGC Website
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1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Sixteen year-old Pte. Bernard Herbert Boseley, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 1/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment (Robin Hood Rifles), He landed in France on 28th February 1915 . His battalion was involved in fighting in the Ypres Salient, and he was seriously wounded on 18th August 1915 . He died the same day and was buried at Lijssenthoek Military cemetery, near Ypres.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery , Belgium . Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Bernard Herbert Boseley - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery , Belgium . Courtesy of Murray Biddle
  • Photograph was published on 26th August 1915 in the Nottingham Evenig Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    Bernard Herbert Boseley - Photograph was published on 26th August 1915 in the Nottingham Evenig Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918