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Ernest Arthur Maxwell BOARDMAN

Regimental number7196
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewtown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 8.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs V M Boardman, 47 Bedford Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years in School Cadets; 18 months in Naval Cadets.
Enlistment date23 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1917
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date27 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Field Marshall', 12 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: neurasthenia), Sydney, 27 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 June 1962
Age at death72
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOARDMAN Ernest Arthur Maxwell

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