Boston - Old Scholars WW1 Addition

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Reference WMO/265600


Boston Grammar School

Rowley Road


PE21 6JE


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Attached to a building/structure
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: While researching for his series of books commemorating the fallen whose names appear on the Boston War Memorial (and others in Boston) Dr William M Hunt, MPhil, PhD identified three casualties of the First World War who were BGS pupils not included on the School Memorial: • Leonard Edward Adams, 2nd Battalion, The London Regiment - killed 13th March 1918 • Arthur Rastall, Royal Engineers - died of wounds, 16th November 1918 (buried in the Military Section of Boston Cemetery) • Edgar Sutcliffe, Labour Corps - killed, 17 August 1917 About 2004 a framed plaque was erected in the school hall
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Also 1914 – 1919 Leonard Edward Adams Arthur Rastall Edgar H. Sutcliffe Proudly Remembered

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