Regiment : Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry)
Service number : 325531
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action on 23rd April 1916
Buried : Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial, Israel, Panel 3 and 5.
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Also appears on : Worcester Cathedral Worcestershire Hussars with the additional information: Private. Pershore C of E School now in Pershore Working Men's Club
Additional information on the memorial: Worcestershire Regiment Q.O.W.H.
Yeomanry. High Street. Father a postman, sister a post woman. Easter 1916.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
A.C. Bozzard 1st/1st Worcester Yeomanry, 1st Draft, embarked at Devonport 23rd October 1915 for service with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, disembarked at Mudros 6th November 1915, disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt on 30th November 1915. Killed in action on 23rd April 1916.
Source for additional information: The Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire 1914 – 1922.
A photograph of Trooper A.C. Bozzard can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 13th May 1916, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: