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Memorial Details

  Arthur BOSLEY
  08 April 1891
  18
  Male
   
  Combined Cross on headstone
  Limestone
   
  From top of headstone: IHS/ In Affectionate Remembrance of Arthur Bosley/ who died April 8th. 1891 aged 18 years./ Also of David John Bosley/ who died Oct.15th. 1892/ aged 65 years/ Also of Rachel Bosley/ wife of the above David John Bosley/ who died Feb.1st. 1899/ aged 69 years./ "Thy will be done."
   
  Fair, inlaid letters
  P(A)3
   
   
  03 August 2015
  SC & AD
 
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David John BOSLEY
Rachel BOSLEY

Cemetery Accounts Record

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Arthur Bosley
14 April 1891
Newbury
Unconsecrated Private Grave
Reverend John Pate
 
02
058
 
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Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

Arthur Bosley
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser
Date of source:    16 April 1891
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News

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ARTHUR BOSLEY

Arthur Bosley

VOLUNTEER FUNERAL. - The mortal remains of Arthur Bosley, aged 18, late bugler to the Newbury (E) Company, Berks Volunteers, were interred with military honours at the Newbury Cemetery, on Tuesday. The Volunteers, including the Hungerford contingent, mustered some 70 strong, and “fell in" in the Corn Exchange, and were subsequently marched to the residence of the deceased, under the command of Captain Somerset, together with the Newbury Town Band, of which deceased was a member.

The funeral procession, which started at military slow march to the strains of the Dead March in Saul, the drums being muffled, was led by a firing party of twelve, under Col-Sergt Higgs, following which came the band, and then the hearse, the coffin being covered with a Union Jack, on which were placed deceased's helmet and bugle, together with several wreaths, including one from his fellow-workmen, the employees of Mr. R. J. Lovell, and another from the Town Band, the bearers being Privates E. Smith, A. Lipscombe, E. Leonard, and S. Knight. The rear was brought up by the residue of the Company two deep.

The service at the cemetery was conducted by the Rev. J. Pate, and, at the close, the firing party discharged the usual three volleys over their departed comrade.

There was a large number of spectators, but the police wisely refused them admission until after the service. The Volunteers and band returned to the Market-place, via St. John's-road and Cheap-street, to the strains of "The Stranger" and "Old Brigade" marches, and were dismissed in the Corn Exchange.

The firing party included the following:—Corporal Ferris, Privates Pearce, James, Freebody, Vyner, W. H. Long, Savage, Cook, Andrews, Langton, Hassell and Bannister. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. A. Bailey, of Thatcham.

 

Newbury Weekly News and General Advertiser - Thursday 16 April 1891

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