Captain Hugh Charles Wollaston Boden

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Army Number: n/a

Battalion: 12th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Sutton, Surrey and lived at Nuthall, Nottinghamshire. Son of The Reverend Canon Charles John Boden and Mildred Louisa Mary Boden, of Nuthall Rectory, Nottingham. He was a Naval Cadet prior to enlisting at Nottingham, 1st December 1914. He went to France on 30th August 1915 and was killed in action, 11th October 1915, aged 19, when a German shell exploded in the School which was being used as a billet, near Vormezeele, Belgium.

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Derbyshire Courier 23rd October 1915

Buried: Voormezeele Enclosure No.3, Belgium. Plot 12. Row A. Grave 20.

Voormezeele Enclosure No.3, Belgium.
Captain Hugh Charles Wollaston Boden grave
Captain Hugh Charles Wollaston Boden grave

Captain Hugh Charles Wollaston Boden is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
North Wingfield War Memorial, North Wingfield, Derbyshire.