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Harold Thomas Boulstridge

Male 1893 - 1917  (24 years)


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  • Name Harold Thomas Boulstridge 
    Born 1893  Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Name Harold Thomas Bolstridge 
    GRO Birth Index Jun 1893 
    Leicester 7a - 205 
    Residence Between 1911 and 1914  4, Cashes Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Boarder with Maria Robottom 
    Occupation Between 1911 and 1914  [3
    Clerk at Printing Works 
    Service Number Between 1914 and 1917 
    Private 13396 
    Miltary Service 1917 
    1st Battalion Goldstream Guards 
    Buried 1917  Solferino Farm Cemetery, Leper, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 10 Oct 1917  Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Wounds received in Action 
    Notes 
    • Boarding with Maria Robottom in 1911
      There may well have been an unofficial adoption after Father Thomas died in 1909
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      Harold enlisted on 17th August 1914 at Tamworth and was discharged to the reserve list.
      At his enlistment he was assigned to the Hussars of the Line S/no 20617
      Age 21 Years six months born Leicester Occupation Clerk
      At enlistment his address was 4 Cashes Lane Coventry and Miss Maria Robotham quoted as next of Kin.
      It appears he was mobilised about 1917.
      In the 1901 Census Maria was his father's House Keeper. His father Thomas died in 1909 in Coventry.
      Maria eventually married his Uncle James a widower at Netherseal near Ashby de la Zouch
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      First World War Casualty Details
      Name: BOULSTRIDGE
      Initials: H T
      Nationality: United Kingdom
      Rank: Private
      Regiment: Coldstream Guards
      Unit Text: 1st Bn.
      Age: 24
      Date of Death: 10/10/1917
      Service No: 13396
      Additional information: Brother of Arthur J. Boulstridge, of 4, Cash's Lane, Coventry.
      Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
      Grave/Memorial Reference: I. B. 4.
      Cemetery:Cemetery: SOLFERINO FARM CEMETERY
      pp The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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    Person ID I1825  bolstridge
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2017 

    Father Thomas Boulstridge,   b. Jan 1866, Ratcliffe Culey, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909, Coventry, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Hands,   b. 1869, Hartshill, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1898, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 18 Aug 1891  All Saints, Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1893 - Leicester, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Boarder with Maria Robottom - Between 1911 and 1914 - 4, Cashes Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1917 - Solferino Farm Cemetery, Leper, Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Wounds received in Action - 10 Oct 1917 - Belgium Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    WW1 Death Notification
    WW1 Death Notification
    Harold Thomas Bolstridge

  • Sources 
    1. [S42] 1901 UK Census, Public Records Office, ( PRO Find My Past and Ancestry.co.uk;), RG 13., See Notes Father.

    2. [S645] WWI Campaign Medals, War Office WO series, ( PRO;), 1914-1920 WO 372/2.
      Medal card of Boulstridge, Harold T
      Corps: Coldstream Guards
      Regiment No: 13396
      Rank: Private...

    3. [S647] WWI Soldiers? records, War Office WO series, ( Public Records Office;), Wo series.