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RAMC profile of:
George James BOSTOCK
[Service No:  81292]

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of Birth:

Service Number: 81292

TF Number:

Rank: Pte


Attached To: H.M.H.S. "Britannic"

Enlistment Location: Nottingham

Also Served: See below

Outcome: Died at sea

Date Died: 21/11/1916
Age Died:

Where Buried and/or Commemorated: Greece - Mikra Memorial, Salonika


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Other Information:

George enlisted on 1st November 1915. He was 22 years and 8 months old, a clerk by trade, and was living at 24 Spalding Road, Nottingham at the time. He was posted to 'S' Coy on 7th. On 31st May 1916, George embarked at Southampton, then disembarking at Rouen, he entered the war in France on 2nd June. He was posted to serve with the 106th Field Ambulance, in the field, but on 25th July became ill with influenza. He was admitted into No 21 Casualty Clearing Station, then transferred to No 4 General Hospital via Ambulance Train. On 9th August 1916, he travelled on H.M.H.S. "Dieppe" back to England as a casualty. On 24th September 1916, George was posted to serve on H.M.H.S. "Britannic", and was on the ship when she struck a mine, laid by the U-73, in the Zea Channel, in the Aegean Sea. He was the son of William and Elizabeth Bostock of Nottingham; and the husband of Ada Bostock of Sneinton Dale, Nottingham.

Additional Information: Date Added: Tuesday 19 June, 2012
George commemorated on the Mikra Memorial to the missing.

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