Denis Pierpont Bonham

Name

Denis Pierpont Bonham
3rd Sept 1895

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

16/11/1916
21

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Second Lieutenant
Honourable Artillery Company
1st Bn.
"D" Coy.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
I. A. 68.
France

Headstone

>What is, is best

UK Memorials

Aldenham School Memorial, Aldenham, St Peter, Notting Hill, London

Pre War

Denis P Bonham was born 3rd Sept 1895 to Albert Charles Bonham (Auctioneer) and Alice Anne.


By 9th March 1914 as an Auctioneers Clerk (with his Father) he had enlisted with the Honourable Artillery Company and was commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant on 21st may 1915. Previously He was listed as Lance Serjeant. He is recorded as passed Musketry 1st Class at Hythe 12th Aug 1915.


He was in France by 22nd Sept 1915 and was wounded at Beaumont Hamel, Somme on 13th Nov 1916.


He was the eldest of 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

Biography


Acknowledgments

Neil Cooper