Arthur George BOSANQUET

BOSANQUET, Arthur George

Service Numbers: 3349A, 3349
Enlisted: 18 August 1916, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 52nd Infantry Battalion
Born: London, England, 1881
Home Town: Wynnum, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Boarding School London
Occupation: Fruiterer
Died: Accidental (Injuries), United Kingdom, 22 July 1918
Cemetery: Tidworth Military Cemetery, England
C 288, Tidworth Military Cemetery, Tidworth, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cooran and District Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3349A, 52nd Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Qld.
24 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, 3349, 52nd Infantry Battalion
24 Jan 1917: Embarked Private, 3349, 52nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ayrshire, Sydney
22 Jul 1918: Involvement Private, 3349A, 52nd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Henry and Harriet BOSANQUET; husband of Violet BOSANQUET, Pomona, Queensland

Wounded in the neck by shrapnel, Somme sector, 5 April 1917. Died at Tidworth, Salisbury Plains, England, from a fatal skull fracture sustained 22 July 1918 in and accidental fall from a bicycle.

The sad news was received in Cooran on Thursday last that Corporal A. G. Bosanquet, who was wounded some short time ago (second occasion) had died of his wounds. He leaves a widow and three young children. The news was broken to the bereaved wife by Mr. H. Seitter, brother-in-law of the deceased soldier, who was well-known and highly respected in the Cooran and Pomona districts. His  wife was formerly a Miss) Peterson, whose parents are old Mary River road and Tuchekoi residents.