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VC728   William Ewart Boulter

BORN   14 October 1892

DIED   1 June 1955   AGE   62

VC Won   14 July 1916   AGE   23

Place VC Won   Trones Wood, Somme, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916


P  Boulter Path, Putney Vale Cemetery, South London

P  Blue Plaque, 9 Central Avenue, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire

By The Way…

Before and after the war he worked in the retail trade and worked for John Lewis amongst other firms

VC Held By

Northamptonshire Regiment, Abington Park Museum, Abington, Northampton, England



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Name   William Ewart Boulter   No.   14603

VC Issue No.   728   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Northamptonshire Regiment, 6th Battalion


Now   Royal Anglian Regiment

Rank VC Won   Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant

Place Of Birth   Wigston, Leicestershire, England

Place Of Death   10 Wimbledon Close, The Downs, Wimbledon, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Putney Vale Crematorium, Kingston Road, London, England

Cremated   Putney Vale Crematorium, Kingston Road, London, England

Date Buried/Cremated   6 June 1955

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   First Lawn, Upper Terrace (between two cherry trees by the lily pond)

Gazetted   26 October 1916

VC Presented   17 March 1917 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England

The First World War