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Angus Herbert BOILEAU

Regimental number6083
Place of birthGrenfell New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShipping clerk
AddressC/- Bank of Australasia, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr G T S Boileau, c/- Bank of Australasia, Sydney, New South Wales
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 5, 15th Company, Army Service Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/103/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Great skill, coolness and courage, resulting in valuable services being rendered. (Ligny, France 2 March 1917).
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty when in charge of a group of three posts in the front line. By his fine example and initiative an enemy attack was driven off and twelve prisoners captured. Later, accompanied by one man, he succeeded in capturing four more prisoners.''
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133
Date: 21 August 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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