Bosward, Charles Frederick Richmond (Lance Sergeant, b.1889 - d.1915)

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number 3DRL/4104
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 1 cm; Wallet/s: 1
Object type Diary, Manuscript
Maker Bosward, Charles Frederick Richmond
Date made unknown
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/034/014
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.
Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of 958 Lance Sergeant Charles Frederick Richmond Bosward, 4 Battalion, Gallipoli, 1915.

Wallet 1 of 1 - Collection consists of a handwritten copy of a diary kept by Lance Sergeant Bosward from 3 April 1915 to 4 August 1915. Bosward describes the landing at Gallipoli and his time on the peninsular describing condtions, actions and noting people he knew.

History / Summary

Charles Frederick Richmond Bosward was wounded during the attack on Lone Pine on 6 August 1915 and died of his wounds a week later on 14 August 1915. He is buried in Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey.