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James Henry BOLTON

Regimental number165
Place of birthNaranda New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address5 Brook Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinSister, Mrs A Brooke, 5 Brook Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Date of death12 August 1916
Age at death32.9
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
71
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Henry and Fanny BOLTON.

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