Kaiserschlacht vignettes: Bernard Boam from Winster

4743/241691 L/Cpl Bernard Boam

Bernard Boam

Bernard attested in December 1915 and was mobilised in January 1916. He arrived in France with “B” Company, the 2/6th Battalion in February 1917 and was made a prisoner of War on 21st March 1918.

Record of capture
Repatriation list
Hospital admission list
Pension card

Bernard was repatriated in August 1918 and admitted to The King George Hospital on Stamford Street in London. He was discharge in December 1918 and awarded a pension. Bernard died in 1971.

King George Military Hospital
George Hospital, ward {c. 1915-1918} Credit: Wellcome Library, London.

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