Private William Boice

Army Number: 3/23408

Battalion: 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at North Leverton, Nottinghamshire and lived at Grassmoor, Derbyshire. Son of Samuel and Ann Boice of North Leverton, Nottinghamshire. Husband of Elizabeth Boice, of 51, Main Road, Grassmoor, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Chesterfield, Derbyshire. He served in Gallipoli during 1915 and died of wounds at No. 3 Casualty Clearing Station, Puchevillers 14th September 1916, aged 37.

Private William Boice

Buried : Puchevillers British Cemetery, France. Plot 4. Row C. Grave 23.

Puchevillers British Cemetery, France.

Private William Boice is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
Grassmoor War Memorial, Grassmoor, Derbyshire.