|Clifton Rugby Football Club History||
Claude Bostock Smith
Lieutenant Claude Bostock Smith - Regiment: Royal Engineers.Killed at Ypres on 5th October 1918. Buried at Potijze north east of the town.
In 1901 the Bostock-Smith family lived at 3 Hillside Road, Cotham, Bristol. They were
|Anna E. Smith||Head||53||Bristol, Glos.|
|Charles H. Bostock-Smith||Son||26||Merchant Clerk||Bristol, Glos.|
|Eshel L. Bostock-Smith||Dau||25||Bristol, Glos.|
|Stanley Bostock-Smith||Son||24||Merchant Clerk||Bristol, Glos.|
|Maud Bostock-Smith||Dau||22||Bristol, Glos.|
|Stuart Bostock-Smith||Son||21||Brokers Clerk||Bristol, Glos.|
|Claude Bostock-Smith||Son||10||Bristol, Glos.|
|Maria L. Holt||Sister||55||Bristol, Glos.|
|Elizabeth Derrick||Serv||35||Parlourmain||Bristol, Somerset.|
|Elizabeth Jelly||Serv||28||Cook||Tiverton, Devon|
Above 3 Hillside Road, Cotham, Bristol.
Above 1901 map of 3 Hillside Road, Cotham, Bristol. Near the top of Cotham Hill and Hampton Road.
Above Claude Bostock-Smiths signature from the menu of the dinner held to celebrate Gloucestershire becoming County Champions on March 1st 1913 when they beat Cumberland 14-3 at Carlisle. The dinner was held at the Bell Hotel in Gloucester on April 3rd 1913. Unfortunateley no Clifton playeres played for Gloucestershire in this season.
|Back row: Press, G Warr, H Hosegood, Watts, Shelton, Matthews, ?, TCB Davies, Wilson, Clough, ?, Seymour Bell, Morris.
3rd Row: ?, Vipan, Rawlins, MacMurtree, Gibbs, Vowles, Holbrow, Williams, Long, Bennett, Haskins, Hunter, Knee
2nd Row: MO, Charlie Chaplin, Warr, Owen Davies, Heaven, Langley, Seymour Williams (the CO), C Hosegood, Cecil Wills, Whitwill, Fitzgerald, Harry Savory. Front Row: Claude Bostock Smith, Corbett Slee, Rogers, Braisher, ?, Mitchell Clark, ?, Barrett, Edwards, Stratton Davies, S Jones
Above photograph belonging to Clifton player Harry Savory and annotated 'SMRE Officers 2nd & 3rd lines Nov 1915 Witham House'. There are 6 more Clifton RFC names in this picture H.Hosegood, Seymour Bell, C.Hosegood, Harry Savory, Corbett Slee, Cecil Wills (his full name was Hugh Cecil Wills)
Above a close-up of Claude Bostock-Smith from the South Midlands Royal Engineers photograph.
Son of Samuel Bostock and Anna Elizabeth Smith, of Bristol.