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Cecil Macintosh BOILEAU

Regimental number841
Place of birthKempsey New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
Addressc/o S T S Boileau, Civic Club, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, G T S Boileau, Civic Club, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 26 June 1915
Date of embarkation incorrectly listed on Embarkation Roll as 7 June 1915.
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


'Services in leading successful attack at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 1 August 1916

FateDischarged 4 January 1918
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in a combined Bomb and machine gun attack, which was entirely successful, the objective being gained with very slight loss. Over fifty of the enemy were killed and fifteen taken prisoner.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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