Boardman, Joseph Alphonsus –

Son of Charles Johnathan and Lydia Boardman, of 62, Central Avenue, Highfield, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly of 19A, Plodder Lane, Farnworth, Lancashire. “During the operations South West of Wytschaete, this soldier was hit in the head by an enemy rifle bullet, and instantly killed.”

Personal details

  • Surname: Boardman
  • Forename: Joseph Alphonsus
  • Date of birth: April 21st, 1887
  • Birth place: Rochdale, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 28
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: January 12th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 27th Battalion, Canadian Infantry.
  • Service number: 430673
  • Regiment: Canadian Imperial Forces
  • Enlistment date: March 18th, 1915 - 1915-03-18
  • Enlistment location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 05/01/1917 06/07/1917 23/11/1917 18/01/1918

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