Malvern College First World War Casualty

2nd Lieut Hugh William Bostock

Photo of Hugh William Bostock
House and time at Malvern: No 2, 1901 - 1903.

Regiment: South Staffordshire Regt.
Died: 12 June 1915 aged 29 in France. Killed in action at Wulverghem.
Cemetery: St Quentin Cabaret Cemetery 1 E 14

Born 20th June 1886 in Castres, St. Lucia, West Indies. Son of Mr. John Henry and Mrs. Caroline Sophia Bostock, Uplands, Colombo, Ceylon.
Lower IV—Army II. House XI Football.
With L.N.W.R.
6th Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment.

On leaving school he went into the Manager's Office of the L. & N.W. Railway. When war broke out he joined the 6th Batt, of the .South Staffordshire Regiment (T. F.).

He was killed by a shell, on Hill 60, Ypres. 'He was found, notebook in hand, and pipe in his mouth.'
Biography at bostock.net

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