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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Bard Cottage  Cemetery,  Belgium.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
He was the son of Frank and Kate Hoskins and the brother of Frank, Dorothy, Harry, Daisy and Ivy Hoskins. In 1911 they lived at 6 Olive Row Mount Street Nottingham.
Employed by Messrs. Boots
30 Mar 1917
21
440282 - CWGC Website
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Private
South Wales Borderers
Private William Hoskins, 10th Battalion South Wales Borderers, formerly Royal Sussex Regiment, was killed in action on 30th March 1917. He is buried in the Bard Cottage Cemetery grave reference .II F 2
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 7 May 1917: Private W Hoskins, South Wales Borderers, 5 (sic) Olive Row, Mount Street, Nottingham, killed in action March 30th, aged 21. Used to work at Messrs Boots.
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Bard Cottage  Cemetery,  Belgium.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    William Hoskins - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Bard Cottage Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle