BOREMAN, Ringrose

Rank: Private

Year of death: 1918

Date of birth: 29th June 1878 Scarborough

Date of death: 17th July 1918 – Age 40

Place of death:

Service number:
78953 1st/7th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
Formerly 243140 5th Yorks Regiment
Formerly 6987 Yorks Regiment

Regiment: 7th Durham Light Infantry – Enlisted at Richmond

Medals: UK WW1 British War Medal and Victory Medal (Posthumous) (UK, WW1 Service Medal & Award Rolls 1914-1918)

Cemetery location: Dean Road Cemetery Section E Border

Where remembered?: Olivers Mount Scarborough War Memorial

Biographical Information

1881 Census
Age 2
Father Ringrose Boreman age 48 Retired Butcher
Mother Jane Boreman age 41
Address given as 2 Lansdowne Villa, Avenue Road
Jane A Boreman age 6
Mary E Boreman age 4
Also listed Mary Pearson age 17 Domestic Servant

1891 Census
Ringrose Boreman age 12
Parents as above Fathers occupation given as Farmer
Address given as Lingholm, Lebberston
Richard Stevenson Farm Servant (20)
John Trowsdale Farm Servant (22)
John Halder Farm Labourer (23)
Ruth Cosworth Domestic Servant (16)
Emma Stevenson Domestic Servant (15)

1901 Census
Ringrose Boreman age 22
Living in Dolgelley Wales
Listed as living on own means
4 Idris Terrace  Cader Road
Lodging with Catherine Jones age 28 (Widow) and her son John Pugh Jones age 7

1911 Census
Ringrose Boreman age 32
Retired Farmer
Living at 3 Avenue Road Falsgrave with
Father Ringrose Boreman age 78 (d.24th June 1911)
Sister Jane age 36 (d. 9th June 1937)
Sister Mary age 34 (d. 15th September 1966)

Conscripted 1917
Posted to Western Front January 1918
Reported as Missing in Action Scarborough Mercury 5th July 1918

Probate granted 28th April 1919

“Boreman, Ringrose of 26 Nares Street Scarborough, Private, Durham Light Infantry died 17th July 1918 at Bucy le Long France,
a German prisoner of war, Probate York 28th April to Jane Ann Boreman, Spinster. Effects £1394 19s 8d”
See UK, Army Register of Soldiers’ Effects 1901-1929


Also of Ringrose Boreman, 7th Durham Light Infantry only son of the above Ringrose and Jane Boreman born June 29th 1878 died July 17th 1918 whilst a prisoner of war and was buried in the cemetery by the church at Bucy le Long near Soissons France

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