|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Melchbourne, Bedfordshire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Father, Rev. F H Bolingbroke, Cuna Rectory, Shrewsbury, England|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit name||5th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/10/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A34 Persic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Major 31 August 1916|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Light Horse Regiment|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30474, 12 January 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76, 23 May 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||
Served at Gallipoli, May - December 1915; at Romani, Qatia Oasis, 5 August 1916; at Gaza, 26 March 1917. Wounded at Gallipoli on 8 October 1915; at Qatia on 5 August 1916; and on 17 September 1918 was shot in the face losing the sight of one eye.
Distinguished Service Order
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He showed great dash and initiative in leading troops forward to the capture of a hostile artillery observation post, afterwards taking an active part in a bayonet charge against enemy trenches.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
War service: Egypt, GallipoliMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal