Private William Bonser

Army Number : 4814

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Nottingham and lived  Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. Son of Sidney and Mary Elizabeth Bonser of 42, Sherwood Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting 4th August 1914 at Nottingham. He went to France 27th December 1914 and was killed in action, 29th September 1916, aged 21, whilst in the line near Lesbouefs, France, during the Battle of the Somme.

Private William Bonser

Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10 C 10 D and 11 A.

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Private William Bonser is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Kingsway Cenotaph War Memorial, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

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