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Herbert Edward BOLTON

Regimental number2771
SchoolPublic School, Double Bay, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDouble Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rita Bolton, Bay Street, Double Bay, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Date of death2 June 1918
Age at death25
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row P, Grave No. 1), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Henry and Jane Bolton; husband of Rita Bolton of Double Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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