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Josiah Clifton BONEHAM

Regimental numberR103
Place of birthKaita, Victoria
AddressMorphetville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Boneham, Kaniva, Victoria
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Squadron
FateDied of disease 15 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry
Family/military connectionsPrevious period of service: see 103 Josiah Clifton BONEHAM.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine.

Embarked Sydney, 3 September 1917; disembarked Suez, 19 October 1917, and marched into Isolation Camp.

Marched out of Reinforcements' Camp, Moascar, 20 November 1917; marched into Machine Gun Training Squadron, 20 November 1917.

Detached to Imperial School of Instruction, 9 December 1917; marched into Machine Gun Training Squadron, 29 December 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 3 January 1918; taken on strength of 3rd Machine Gun Squadron, in the field, 8 January 1918.

Admitted to No 3 Light Horse Field Ambulance, 4 June 1918, and transferred to No 66 Casualty Clearing Station, the same day; to Ambulance Train, 5 June 1918; to No 76 Casualty Clearing Station, 6 June 1918; to No 47 Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 6 June 1918; to No 44 Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 12 June 1918; to No 31 General Hospital, Cairo, 14 June 1918 (diarrhoea); to Convalescent Depot, Cairo, 19 June 1918; discharged, 22 June 1918, and marched into Machine Gun Training Squadron, the same day.

Proceeded to unit, 26 June 1918; rejoined 3rd Machine Gun Squadron, 29 June 1918.

Evacuated to hospital, 6 October 1918.

Died, No 3 Cavalry Division Reception Station, 15 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BONEHAM Josiah Clifton

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