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BirthMale; 8 Jun 1883; Selly Park, Birmingham
Death2 Nov 1917, age 34; Gaza
Death MemoKilled in action in the battle of Gaza
Burial MemoHis grave is in the Gaza War Cemetery [314]
Education1895: King Edward VII School, Edgbaston, Birmingham
1902: Merton College, Oxford [100]
OccupationSolicitor, Hooper, Ryland & Boddington [71],[100]
ReligionAnglican [100]
Military03/1915: Arden Volunteer Rifle Corps
WW1: British army, 1st/10th Battalion, London Regiment(TF) [269],[315]
Residence<1910: 'Hillfield Hall', Solihull, Warwickshire
1910: 'Barras', Kenilworth Road, Berkswell, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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2nd Lt Ralph Thomas BODDINGTON (b.1883) 2nd Lt Ralph Thomas BODDINGTON (b.1883) 2nd Lt Ralph Thomas BODDINGTON, grave in Gaza cemetery Sam Boddington remembering his 3x great uncle Ralph Thomas Boddington

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Married, 1910
Name
BirthFemale; 20 Jul 1888
Death4 Sep 1990, age 102
Burial Stafford UK
EducationBoarding School: Amplin Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham
Finishing School: Bonn, Germany
ReligionAnglican
Residence1910: 'Barras', Kenilworth Road, Berkswell, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Marriage 12 Oct 1910, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, UK
Child (1):Paul (1913 - 1998)

Notes for 2nd Lt Ralph Thomas BODDINGTON

He lived in the small village of Berkswell and is listed on the war memorial there, as well as on the Roll of Honour mounted at the North Warwickshire Golf Club.

Burial location: Gaza War Cemetery, grave XIV.D.2.

John Elliott, great great nephew, in his official capacity with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office in Jerusalem, attended a Service of Remembrance and Dedication at Gaza War Cemetery on Wednesday 8th November 2017. [269]

Sam Boddington is pictured with the remembrance cross that he proudly placed in front of Berkswell war memorial on the 100th anniversary of RTB's death. Ralph was Sam's great great great uncle. By extraordinary coincidence, Sam attends the junior school next door to the war memorial. [316]

Ralph's comments appear in his sister Clare's domestic Visitor Book, see boddington-family.org.uk/hist-boddington.metchley1.htm [269]

An excellent note on Ralph's life can be found on the Solihull Life website at https://solihulllife.wordpress.com/2017/11/02/2nd-nov-1917/#more-3360 [315]

Notes for Muriel Jessie HARRIS

After the death of her first husband she married again and lived at Malden, Sidmouth, Devonshire UK.



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