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Collins Arthur BOASE

Regimental number686
Place of birthGympie Queensland
SchoolGympie State School and Brisbane Normal School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressDarlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Boase, Caboolture, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 08-9 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Given name Colin Arthur
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death26
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 21), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Harriet Jane BOASE, King Street, Lutwyche, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Gympie, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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