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Henry William BOLT

Regimental number3775
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
AddressMain Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Height5' 3.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Lousia Bolt, 70 Railway Street, Haberfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1915
Place of enlistmentLithgow, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 May 1917
Date of death3 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 4), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Louisa BOLT, 77 Station Road, Auburn, New South Wales. Born at Sydney
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 20 January 1916; disembarked Alexandria, 26 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 27 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 3 April 1916.

Taken on strength, A Company, 18th Bn, in the field, 1 June 1916.

Admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance, 1 November 1916 (influenza); rejoined Bn from hospital, 7 November 1916.

Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 30 November 1916 (rheumatism); rejoined Bn, in the field, 8 December 1916.

Wounded in action, 26 February 1917 (gun shot wound, left leg), and admitted to 6th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 1/1 South Midlands Division Casualty Clearing Station, 27 February 1917; to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 1 March 1917; discharged to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 4 March 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 9 April 1917.

Wounded in action (second occasion), 3 May 1917, and admitted to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station.

Died of wounds, 3 May 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOLT Henry William

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