Lance Corporal Bertie Boaden

Army Number: 10995

Battalion: 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

British 1914 Star, British War and Victory MedalBorn and lived at Nottingham. Son of George and Elizabeth Boaden, of 72 Garfield Road, Radford, Nottingham. He was a carter prior to enlisting 23rd October 1908 at Nottingham. He went to France 4th November 1914, was appointed Lance Corporal, 25th November 1914 and was killed in action, 12th March 1915 during the counter-attack by the Germans at Neuve Chapelle, France.

Commemorated : Le Touret Memorial, France. Panel 26 and 27.

Le Touret Memorial, France.

Lance Corporal Bertie Boaden is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
St. Peter’s Church War Memorial, Radford, Nottingham.
Garfield Road War Memorial, St. Peter’s Park, Radford, Nottingham.¬†
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

His brother Private Archibald Boaden 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment and Private Charles Boaden, 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.