Geoffrey Hadden BOLSTER

Geoffrey Hadden BOLSTER

Male 1902 - 1944  (42 years)

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  • Name Geoffrey Hadden BOLSTER 
    Born 1902  Mallow, Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Newspaper Report 3 Sep 1940  Sunderland, Northumberland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    THE SUNDERLAND DAILY ECHO & SHIPPING GAZETTE: OBE for Major: A list of 83 awards for gallantry officially announced by the War Office..... Major Geoffrey Hadden Bolster, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, commissioned in the R.N.F. in 1923 and in 1936 appointed Brigade Major, Southern Brigade, British Troops in Palestine, becomes an addition officer of the Military Division, OBE. 
    War Memorial 24 Jul 1944  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 24 Jul 1944  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Newspaper Report 2 Aug 1944  London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    THE TIMES: BOLSTER - Died of wounds in Normandy on July 24th 1944, Lt-Colonel Geoffrey Hadden Bolster, O.B.E., 5th Fusiliers, commanding South Lancashire Regt., son of the late Mrs V.M. Bolster, of Caragh Cottage, Merrow, Guildford, Surrey, and most beloved husband of Enid Bolster, 34, Pont Street, London,S.W.1. 
    Newspaper Report 27 Apr 1945  London Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    THE TIMES: Re Geoffrey Hadden Bolster, deceased. Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925 All persons having and Claims against the Estate of Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Hadden Bolster, O.B.E., deceased of Caragh Cottage, Merrow, near Guildford, Surrey and care of The Westminster Bank Limited, Guildford (who died of wounds in Normandy on the 24th July 1944 and whose Will was proved in the Principal Probate Registry of the High Court of Justice on the 9th April 1945 by Enid Marjory Bolster the solo Executrix named in the Will) are hereby required to send particulars in writing to the undersigned the Solicitors for the Executrix on or before the 30th day of June 195 after which date the Executrix will proceed to distribute the assets of the said deceased having regard only to the claims of which they shall then have had notice. Dated this 18th day of April 1945. Hore Pattisson & Bathurst, 48 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, W.C.2. Solicitors for the said Executrix. 
    Person ID I8755  Freeman-Culpin | Staden descendants
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2017 

    Family Enid Marjory JAMES,   b. 01 Mar 1905, Rawalpindi, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1935  Aldershot, Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F2595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1935 - Aldershot, Hants Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWar Memorial - In Memory of Lieutenant Colonel Geoffrey Hadden Bolster OBE, 23019, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, who died on 24 July 1944, age 42. Son of Maj. James McMullen Bolster and Violet Bolster; husband of Enid Marjory Bolster, of Knightsbridge, London. Remembered with Honour: LA DELIVRANDE WAR CEMETERY, DOUVRES - 24 Jul 1944 - Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jul 1944 - Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S173] GRO Indexes, (www.ancestry.co.uk), MQ1902, Mallow, Vol.5 Pg.400.

    2. [S290] British Newspaper Archive, (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk).

    3. [S22] Commonwealth War Graves Commission, (www.cwgc.org).

    4. [S269] Andrews Newspaper Index, (www.ancestry.co.uk).

    5. [S173] GRO Indexes, (www.ancestry.co.uk), MQ1935, Aldershot, 2c 383.