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William BOLAND

Regimental number2338
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationAgent
AddressLancefield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Johanna Boland, Lancefield, Victoria
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He carried a message from the front line back to Battalion Headquarters over 800 yards of fire swept ground. He rendered invaluable service throughout the operation.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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

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