Son of Colonel John Southey Bostock, C.B.E., M.B., Ch.B., formerly of the R.A.M.C., and of Olivia Emslie Bostock (nee Horniman), of Sea View, Isle of Wight.
Exeter College, Oxford B.A. (3rd Cl. Hist.) 1932.
415 (R.C.A.F.) Sqdn, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
The squadron was part of the Royal Canadian Air Force, flying Hampden torpedo-bombers and attacking enemy convoys and shipyards.