NEVILLE STANLEY BOSTOCK

Rank: Second Lieutenant “B” Battery
Regiment: 162nd Brigade., Royal Field Artillery
Country: France
Service Number: 13778
Cemetary/Memorial: FAUBOURG D’AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS Pas de Calais, France Grave or Reference Panel Number: V. B. 6.

Son of Dr. Edward Ingram Bostock, J.P., and Sarah Bostock of Horsham, Sussex. He was one of ten children. Two of his brothers, Archibald and Edward perished in the war. Captain Archibald Thomas Bostock died 30 September 1915 and Edward Lyon Bostock died 5th April 1917, seventeen days before his own death.
1901 census shows him boarding at St Ronan’s aged 12 with George Gameson (8 years), Archdale Walker (11) and Philip Cornish (11). They all perished in the war.
Neville Bostock entered Colvin and Edmonstone House in 1901.3 and left in 1905.2.
He was farming in Quebec, Canada and belonged to the Canadian Mounted Police before he fought in the war.
He was killed in action on the 22nd April 1917 and was buried in Faubourg d’amiens Cemetery, Arras Pas de Calais, France. Grave number: V. B. 6.