One of the soldiers, along with Devlin, whom Robert Ross and Levitt relieve of their position in the dugout at St. Eloi. He argues with Levitt over Clausewitz on War and with Robert over the guns that were left in No Man’s Land after the Battle of St. Eloi. When Willie Poole comes to Asile Desolé to deliver Robert his kit bag, he delivers the news that Bonnycastle has been killed.
Lieutenant Bonnycastle Character Timeline in The Wars
The timeline below shows where the character Lieutenant Bonnycastle appears in The Wars. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 2, Chapter 7
Part 2, Chapter 8
...the dugout, which is well-furnished, “civilized,” and “proper” compared to most. Over dinner, Levitt insults Bonnycastle by quoting Clausewitz’s suggestion that the artillery is absurd. Rodwell defuses the tension by changing... (full context)
...Levitt goes mad and sits immobilized with his books piled up on his knees. Devlin, Bonnycastle, and Roots make forays from Wytsbrouk, and Robert and Bonnycastle fight in confusion over the... (full context)
...finally makes an appearance, commanding Robert, Levitt, Poole, and Devlin to return to Wytsbrouk while Bonnycastle and Roots stay with the men. He says that it is a pity Robert lost... (full context)
Part 5, Chapter 5