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Regimental number2278
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressStony Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Patrick Boland, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date31 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1919

Croix de Guerre (France)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 191
Date: 12 December 1919

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