Corporal James Boulton 8085

Soldier Factfile

Name:  Corporal James Boulton 8085

Date of Birth:   1882

Address:  Brother lived Cropston Road, Anstey

Parents Names:  Joseph Boulton (Brewer’s Labourer) and Hannah 

Occupation before the war:  Shoe Finisher, Serving Soldier

Siblings Names:  

Sarah b 1869  |  Harriet b 1873  |  Annie b 1876  |  Catherine b 1877  |  John b 1879  |

James b.1882  |  Maria b 1885  |  Thomas E b 1887  |  Frances b 1890

Date Died:   25.9.1915


Place of Death:   Gallipoli Peninsula 

Place of Burial/Memorial:  Ploegsteert Mem., Comines-warneton, Hainaut, Belgium

Cause of death:   Killed in Action

Regiment:  2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment


Victory Medal

The British Star

Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Both parents must be dead as next of kin is given as John Boulton of Cropston Road.
  • Disembarkation date was 5/11/14.
  • Left £12 to 7 people incl. Brother
  • Lived in Hollow Lane in 1901
  • Mother given as sole legatee so some confusion