Bob Wilson

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Robert Arnall Wilson
Born 1923 (1923)
Died February 1999 (aged 75–76)
Education Boston Grammar School (1933-1939)
Employer Ridlingtons; Royal Marines; Bateman’s; own stationery business
Spouse Fay
Children John, David

Robert Arnall "Bob" Wilson was educated at Boston Grammar School (1933-39).


From the August 1999 issue of The Old Bostonian

Bob was born in Boston in 1923 and died in February 1999.

He attended BGS from 1933 to 1939.

When he left school he went to work for Ridlingtons, the wine merchants who in those days were in premises in South Street, opposite Doughty Quay.

When he was 18, in 1941, Bob joined the Royal Marines and during the war years saw Service in India and Singapore.

He was demobilised in 1946 and his first job in civvy street was with Bateman’s Brewery. He then joined a Stationers and left after two years to start his own stationery business.

Bob was a member of the Conservative Club and a strong supporter of the RNLI.

He is survived by his wife Fay, sons John and David and three grandchildren.