War Service:
Driver 955687 DOUGLAS BONTER of ‘B’ Battery, 236 Brigade, Royal Field Artillery was wounded in action on 29 September 1917 and died of his wounds in No. 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station on 3 October.

He is buried and remembered in Outtersteene Communal cemetery, Bailleul.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial in the church of St Mary the Virgin, Lewisham.

He was the son of Reginald William Bonter and lived at 35 Millbrook Road, Brixton. The family had previously lived in Brockley. His brother Louis died of wounds on 3 August 1918.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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