Boswell, Nathaniel S. (N. S.) Photo

Boswell, Nathaniel S. (N. S.)

Rank Private
Service # 931745
Unit # No. 2 Const
Resident Raleigh
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Private Nathaniel Boswell left with the Construction Battalion March 6th, 1917, continuing training at Truro, Nova Scotia until March 26th, when the unit proceeded overseas. He was stationed at Seaforth, England, for two month, when he crossed to France.

Arriving there May 18th, 1917 he was sent to No. 5 District Forestry Corps, was put on military police duties August 10th, 1917 and remained there until November 30th, 1918 when he went to England for 14 day leave. On his return he found that his Battalion had left for France so he was sent to Etaples.

On January 5th, 1919 he arrived at Bramshott and left for Canada January 28th. Arrived at Halifax February 6th and proceeded to London.

Discharged at London due to demobilisation March 1st, 1919.


Sources IODE, Chatham Daily Planet (07-02-1919), Chatham Daily Planet (10-02-1919), Blenheim Freedom Library
Eye Colour Brown
Age 41
Complexion Dark
Hair Black
Race Colored
Birthplace Chatham, Ontario
Religion Methodist
Last Place of Employment Charles Austin Company, Ltd, Chatham, Ontario
Average Earnings $12.00 per week
Marital Status Married
Marriage Info September 27th, 1906, Chatham, Ontario.
When Enlisted October 21st, 1916
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Allowance from Patriotic Fund $22.00 per month
Next of Kin Wife- Mrs. Eva Boswell, Chatham. Son- Gordon Boswell, James Boswell.

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