Boswell, Arthur Henry

Age: 24
Date of birth: c1920

Parents: Arthur Henry and Evelyn Boswell
Wife: Alice Jean Boswell
Address: Not known


Arthur Henry Boswell was born in 1920 in Kings Norton, Birmingham. His parents were Arthur Henry (Senior – 1897-1969) and Evelyn Boswell (nee Marshall 1900-1961).

Arthur junior was one of seven children. His siblings were Alice Lilian (born 1921), John (born 1925), Wilfred (born 1927), Cyril (born 1932), Frederick Lawrence (born 1933) and Raymond (born 1935).

Arthur married Alice Jean Cannon (1921-1982), a Warwick girl, in the second quarter of 1942. There was one child to the marriage.

Alice later remarried William Richard Hollins in 1946 and they had one child.  She died in 1982.

Military Service

Rank & Number: Lance Corporal, 5118560
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Brigade/Division: 185th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division
Date of death: 2nd July 1944
Cause of death/Battle: Not known
Commemorated/Buried: Buried in La Delivrande War Cemetery Douvres, Calvados, France. IX. E. 7.
Commemorated locally at:

Arthur is buried in Calvados, France:


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