Stephen Alfred Boswell

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Boswell, Lance-Corporal Stephen Alfred no. 1141.

17th Battalion D Company.

“Kilgarvie” New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park.

Railway Employee.

Born at Finsbury, London.

Enlisted 25/2/1915 aged 24.


Church of England.

Living at “Benowra” Stanley Street Burwood at the time of enlistment.

Next of kin, sister, Mrs Bertha Tizzard, “Kilgarvie” New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park.

Died of wounds 15/12/1915 received at Quinn’s Post.

Buried in Chatby War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, grave C.96.

Brother: J.Boswell, 5 Canterbury Road, Ball’s Pond Road, Dalshon, London.

Australian War Memorial record available at: [accessed 22/07/2016]

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Each name in the list is linked to an editable biographical file created by copying the biography copied from the book. These editable biographies have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002