|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Doggatt Street, Valley, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr Ephraim Thomas Boast, Doggatt Street, Valley, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years in the Senior Cadets; 1 year in the Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Australian Army Service Corps, 28th Reinforcement|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Division Train|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917; marched in to AASC Training Depot, 27 December 1917.
Marched out to AASC Detachment, Boyton, 23 January 1918; marched in to Training Depot from Boyton, 1 June 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 15 September 1918; taken on strength, 4th Company, AASC, 2 October 1918.
Detached to Base Remounts, 13 March 1919; rejoined unit from detachment, 15 March 1919.
Detached to 1st Infantry Brigade Group; rejoined 1st Company, AASC, from detachment, 19 April 1919.
Marched out to England, 20 May 1919, for return to Australia; marched in to No 1 Group, Sutton Veny, 29 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 21 November 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||35|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOAST Norman Louis|